[PATCH v2] powerpc32: Kexec support for PPC440X chipsets
jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Jul 13 21:18:22 EST 2011
On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 12:28:36AM -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
>On Jul 12, 2011, at 1:44 AM, Suzuki K. Poulose wrote:
>> Changes from V1: Uses a tmp mapping in the other address space to setup
>> the 1:1 mapping (suggested by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior).
>> Note: Should we do the same for kernel entry code for PPC44x ?
>> This patch adds kexec support for PPC440 based chipsets.This work is based
>> on the KEXEC patches for FSL BookE.
>> The FSL BookE patch and the code flow could be found at the link below:
>> 1) Invalidate all the TLB entries except the one this code is run from
>> 2) Create a tmp mapping for our code in the other address space and jump to it
>> 3) Invalidate the entry we used
>> 4) Create a 1:1 mapping for 0-2GiB in blocks of 256M
>> 5) Jump to the new 1:1 mapping and invalidate the tmp mapping
>> I have tested this patches on Ebony, Sequoia boards and Virtex on QEMU.
>> It would be great if somebody could test this on the other boards.
>> Signed-off-by: Suzuki Poulose <suzuki at in.ibm.com>
>> Cc: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy at linutronix.de>
>> arch/powerpc/Kconfig | 2
>> arch/powerpc/include/asm/kexec.h | 2
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/misc_32.S | 170 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 3 files changed, 172 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>> index 423145a6..d04fae0 100644
>> --- a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>> +++ b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>> @@ -349,7 +349,7 @@ config ARCH_ENABLE_MEMORY_HOTREMOVE
>> config KEXEC
>> bool "kexec system call (EXPERIMENTAL)"
>> - depends on (PPC_BOOK3S || FSL_BOOKE) && EXPERIMENTAL
>> + depends on (PPC_BOOK3S || FSL_BOOKE || (44x && !SMP && !47x)) && EXPERIMENTAL
>Is there something special about 47x that its not supported?
It's a different MMU type (again), that is similar to 44x but not exact.
We can't run a single kernel image on both yet, for example.
Also, they aren't widely available so testing on them is difficult.
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