[BUG] flash failure with CONFIG_RTAS_FLASH=m

Michael Ellerman michael at ellerman.id.au
Mon Jan 8 12:09:04 EST 2007

On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 18:04 -0600, Olof Johansson wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Jan 2007 17:49:51 -0600 Nathan Lynch <ntl at pobox.com> wrote:
> > The problem doesn't happen if CONFIG_RTAS_FLASH=y.
> > 
> > What's the best way to fix this?  Should rtas_firmware_flash_list be
> > defined in some non-modular code and exported?
> Makes sense to me.
> You could allocate it dynamically really early (i.e. lmb_alloc) since
> that's the only allocator that we can give limits to where in the
> address range it can allocate. It seems to be overkill in this case
> though, it's just a page worth of data.

There's the ZONE stuff, but it doesn't help us because our ZONE_DMA ==
all of ram - we'd need to add another ZONE below that, which is generic
code :/


Michael Ellerman
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