[PATCH v3 3/9] kexec_file: Factor out kexec_locate_mem_hole from kexec_add_buffer.
dyoung at redhat.com
Fri Jul 1 01:41:19 AEST 2016
On 06/29/16 at 06:09pm, Thiago Jung Bauermann wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 29 Juni 2016, 15:45:18 schrieb Dave Young:
> > On 06/28/16 at 07:18pm, Thiago Jung Bauermann wrote:
> > > Am Dienstag, 28 Juni 2016, 15:20:55 schrieb Dave Young:
> > > > On 06/27/16 at 04:21pm, Dave Young wrote:
> > > > Using one argument for both sounds more reasonable than using a
> > > > separate
> > > > argument for memory walk..
> > >
> > > I agree. This patch doesn't use a separate top_down argument, it's the
> > > same patch I sent earlier except that the comments to struct kexec_buf
> > > are in patch 2/9. What do you think?
> > It looks good except one nitpick inline..
> > > +/**
> > > + * kexec_locate_mem_hole - find free memory to load segment or use in
> > > purgatory
> > It is not necessary to use only for purgatory load..
> Ok, what about this?
> * kexec_locate_mem_hole - find free memory in a given kimage.
Hmm, a given kimage sounds not correct, I can not get a better way to
describe it. How about below with a little change to your previous one:
kexec_locate_mem_hole - find a free chunk of memory to load kexec segment.
In powerpc the memory chunk can also be used for the purgatory stack.
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