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From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@glider.be>
To: Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	Nicolas Pitre <nico@fluxnic.net>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>,
	Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>,
	Nick Kossifidis <mick@ics.forth.gr>,
	Paul Walmsley <paul.walmsley@sifive.com>,
	Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@dabbelt.com>,
	Albert Ou <aou@eecs.berkeley.edu>,
	Frank Rowand <frowand.list@gmail.com>,
	Dave Young <dyoung@redhat.com>
Cc: Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com>, Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@redhat.com>,
	Mike Rapoport <rppt@kernel.org>,
	devicetree@vger.kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-mips@vger.kernel.org, linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org,
	kexec@lists.infradead.org, linux-renesas-soc@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@glider.be>
Subject: [PATCH v5 0/9] Add generic support for kdump DT properties
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 10:50:58 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <cover.1628670468.git.geert+renesas@glider.be> (raw)

	Hi all,

This patch series adds generic support for parsing DT properties related
to crash dump kernels ("linux,elfcorehdr" and "linux,elfcorehdr" under
the "/chosen" node), makes use of it on arm32, and performs a few
cleanups.  It is an evolution of the combination of [1] and [2].

The series consists of 6 parts:
  1. Patch 1 prepares architecture-specific code (needed for MIPS only)
     to avoid duplicating elf core header reservation later.
  2. Patch 2 prepares the visibility of variables used to hold
     information retrieved from the DT properties.
  3. Patches 3-5 add support to the FDT core for handling the
     properties.
     This can co-exist safely with architecture-specific handling, until
     the latter has been removed.
  4. Patch 6 removes the non-standard handling of "linux,elfcorehdr" on
     riscv.
  5. Patches 7-8 convert arm64 to use the generic handling instead of
     its own implementation.
  6. Patch 9 adds support for kdump properties to arm32.
     The corresponding patch for kexec-tools is "[PATCH] arm: kdump: Add
     DT properties to crash dump kernel's DTB"[3], which is still valid.

Changes compared to v4[4]:
  - New patch "[PATCH v5 1/9] MIPS: Avoid future duplicate elf core
    header reservation",
  - Drop "memblock: Add variables for usable memory limitation", as this
    is now handled in FDT core code,
  - Make ELFCORE_ADDR_{MAX,ERR} visible, too,
  - Handle the actual elf core header reservation and memory capping in
    FDT core code,
  - Add Reviewed-by, Acked-by,
  - Remove all architecture-specific handling on arm64,
  - Drop "arm64: kdump: Use IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP) instead of
    #ifdef", as the affected code is gone,
  - Remove the addition of "linux,elfcorehdr" and
    "linux,usable-memory-range" handling to arch/arm/mm/init.c.

Changes compared to older versions:
  - Make elfcorehdr_{addr,size} always visible,
  - Add variables for usable memory limitation,
  - Use IS_ENABLED() instead of #ifdef (incl. initrd and arm64),
  - Clarify what architecture-specific code is still responsible for,
  - Add generic support for parsing linux,usable-memory-range,
  - Remove custom linux,usable-memory-range parsing on arm64,
  - Use generic handling on ARM.
  
This has been tested with kexec/kdump on arm32 and arm64, and
boot-tested on riscv64 and DT-less MIPS.

Thanks!

[1] "[PATCH v3] ARM: Parse kdump DT properties"
    https://lore.kernel.org/r/20210317113130.2554368-1-geert+renesas@glider.be/
[2] "[PATCH 0/3] Add generic-support for linux,elfcorehdr and fix riscv"
    https://lore.kernel.org/r/cover.1623780059.git.geert+renesas@glider.be/
[3] "[PATCH] arm: kdump: Add DT properties to crash dump kernel's DTB"
    https://lore.kernel.org/r/20200902154129.6358-1-geert+renesas@glider.be/
[4] "[PATCH v4 00/10] Add generic support for kdump DT properties"
    https://lore.kernel.org/r/cover.1626266516.git.geert+renesas@glider.be

Geert Uytterhoeven (9):
  MIPS: Avoid future duplicate elf core header reservation
  crash_dump: Make elfcorehdr address/size symbols always visible
  of: fdt: Add generic support for handling elf core headers property
  of: fdt: Add generic support for handling usable memory range property
  of: fdt: Use IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD) instead of #ifdef
  riscv: Remove non-standard linux,elfcorehdr handling
  arm64: kdump: Remove custom linux,elfcorehdr handling
  arm64: kdump: Remove custom linux,usable-memory-range handling
  ARM: uncompress: Parse "linux,usable-memory-range" DT property

 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt  | 12 +--
 .../arm/boot/compressed/fdt_check_mem_start.c | 48 ++++++++--
 arch/arm64/mm/init.c                          | 88 -----------------
 arch/mips/kernel/setup.c                      |  3 +-
 arch/riscv/mm/init.c                          | 20 ----
 drivers/of/fdt.c                              | 94 +++++++++++++++++--
 include/linux/crash_dump.h                    |  3 +-
 7 files changed, 139 insertions(+), 129 deletions(-)

-- 
2.25.1

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

						Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

             reply	other threads:[~2021-08-11  8:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-11  8:50 Geert Uytterhoeven [this message]
2021-08-11  8:50 ` [PATCH v5 1/9] MIPS: Avoid future duplicate elf core header reservation Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11 15:35   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-16  5:52   ` Mike Rapoport
2021-08-23 10:17     ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-23 13:09       ` Mike Rapoport
2021-08-23 14:44         ` Rob Herring
2021-08-23 15:20           ` Mike Rapoport
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 2/9] crash_dump: Make elfcorehdr address/size symbols always visible Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 3/9] of: fdt: Add generic support for handling elf core headers property Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 4/9] of: fdt: Add generic support for handling usable memory range property Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 5/9] of: fdt: Use IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD) instead of #ifdef Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 6/9] riscv: Remove non-standard linux,elfcorehdr handling Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 7/9] arm64: kdump: Remove custom " Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-23 12:55   ` Catalin Marinas
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 8/9] arm64: kdump: Remove custom linux,usable-memory-range handling Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-23 12:55   ` Catalin Marinas
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 9/9] ARM: uncompress: Parse "linux,usable-memory-range" DT property Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-15 15:25 ` [PATCH v5 0/9] Add generic support for kdump DT properties Rob Herring
2021-08-23 10:13   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-23 14:52     ` Rob Herring
2021-08-24 11:55       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-24 22:43         ` Rob Herring

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