[PATCH V4] POWERPC: BOOK3S: KVM: Use the saved dar value and generic make_dsisr

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Tue May 6 10:07:27 EST 2014

On Mon, 2014-05-05 at 16:43 +0200, Alexander Graf wrote:
> > Paul mentioned that BOOK3S always had DAR value set on alignment
> > interrupt. And the patch is to enable/collect correct DAR value when
> > running with Little Endian PR guest. Now to limit the impact and to
> > enable Little Endian PR guest, I ended up doing the conditional code
> > only for book3s 64 for which we know for sure that we set DAR value.
> Yes, and I'm asking whether we know that this statement holds true for 
> PA6T and G5 chips which I wouldn't consider IBM POWER. Since the G5 is 
> at least developed by IBM, I'd assume its semantics here are similar to 
> POWER4, but for PA6T I wouldn't be so sure.

I am not aware of any PowerPC processor that does not set DAR on
alignment interrupts. Paul, are you ?


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