[PATCH v4] powerpc: 64K page support for kexec

Luke Browning lukebr at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Sat Apr 28 03:30:45 EST 2007

On Fri, 2007-04-27 at 11:59 -0500, Milton Miller wrote:

> I see I've achived my nefarious goal of making these bugs never happen.
> (panic is a function, so you are checking that the staticly linked
> non-weak function is available.   If you want to check on when
> if its a panic kdump or not, you need to decode the flag and pass
> it to kexec_sequence, pass it back here, and update all platforms
> for the new parameter).
> But I still say the check while clearing the table is too late,
> it should be a debug scan before clearing any mappings.

How about the following as an alternative. 

  BUG_ON((hpte_v & 0x4000000000000000UL) && (crashing_cpus == -1));
  BUG_ON((size == MMU_PAGE_16G) && (crashing_cpus == -1));
  BUG_ON((size == MMU_PAGE_64K_AP) && (crashing_cpus == -1));

I don't have time to work on a multi-platform solution.


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