[PATCH] PPC: ePAPR: Fix hypercall on LE guest

Alexander Graf agraf at suse.de
Thu May 15 22:35:19 EST 2014

We get an array of instructions from the hypervisor via device tree that
we write into a buffer that gets executed whenever we want to make an
ePAPR compliant hypercall.

However, the hypervisor passes us these instructions in BE order which
we have to manually convert to LE when we want to run them in LE mode.

With this fixup in place, I can successfully run LE kernels with KVM
PV enabled on PR KVM.

Signed-off-by: Alexander Graf <agraf at suse.de>
 arch/powerpc/kernel/epapr_paravirt.c | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/epapr_paravirt.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/epapr_paravirt.c
index 7898be9..d9b7935 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/epapr_paravirt.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/epapr_paravirt.c
@@ -47,9 +47,10 @@ static int __init early_init_dt_scan_epapr(unsigned long node,
 		return -1;
 	for (i = 0; i < (len / 4); i++) {
-		patch_instruction(epapr_hypercall_start + i, insts[i]);
+		u32 inst = be32_to_cpu(insts[i]);
+		patch_instruction(epapr_hypercall_start + i, inst);
 #if !defined(CONFIG_64BIT) || defined(CONFIG_PPC_BOOK3E_64)
-		patch_instruction(epapr_ev_idle_start + i, insts[i]);
+		patch_instruction(epapr_ev_idle_start + i, inst);

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