Sequoia kernel crash workaround.

Valentine Barshak vbarshak at
Mon Sep 24 20:35:49 EST 2007

Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 12:29 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
>> On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 12:25:06 -0500
>> Olof Johansson <olof at> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 08:56:32PM +0400, Valentine Barshak wrote:
>>>> I was thinking about it. Looks like it's the best place, but the code that 
>>>> actually calls setup_cpu is under ifdef CONFIG_PPC64, while lots of 
>>>> cpu_setup functions are defined for ppc32 processors.
>>>> Is it OK to remove this ifdef, or should I do CONFIG_PPC64 || CONFIG_44x?
>>> Sounds like something that went wrong at the merge of ppc and ppc64.
>>> Take out the ifdef, even if there's fallout we should deal with it
>>> instead of adding more complex ifdefs.
>> Yeah.  Looks like BenH did this in commit:
>> 42c4aaadb737e0e672b3fb86b2c41ff59f0fb8bc
>> Ben, any reason you ifdef'd it for ppc64?
> I'll have to check on monday what's up there, but isn't setup_cpu called
> from a different place on 32 bits? There are some subtle difference with
> the way the cpu feature stuff is initialized /done between 32 and 64
> bits that we haven't fully reconciled yet. 
> Ben.

 From what I've seen, setup_cpu is never called for BOOKE.
Currently It's called from cputable.c for PPC64 and from head_32.S for 6xx.


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