[PATCH] powernv: Use _GLOBAL_TOC for opal wrappers
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Oct 22 17:10:48 AEDT 2014
On Wed, 2014-10-22 at 16:31 +1100, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-10-22 at 11:32 +0800, Jeremy Kerr wrote:
> > Currently, we can't call opal wrappers from modules when using the LE
> > ABIv2, which requires a TOC init.
> What happens if we try? Build failure or run time bug?
> > This change uses the _GLOBAL_TOC() macro (rather than _GLOBAL) for the
> > opal wrappers, so that we can do non-local calls to them.
> Are we doing that now, or we would like to?
We do now for a test module (the one that test using the invalid
OPAL call), but we would like to use it for real for the new IPMI
driver among others.
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