[PATCH for-4.8 02/10] powerpc/mm: Convert early cpu/mmu feature check to use the new helpers

Aneesh Kumar K.V aneesh.kumar at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Jul 14 00:06:06 AEST 2016

Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> writes:

> On Wed, 2016-07-13 at 15:08 +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
>> This switch most of the early feature check to use the non static key
>> variant of the function. In later patches we will be switching
>> cpu_has_feature and mmu_has_feature to use static keys and we can use
>> them only after static key/jump label is initialized. Any check for
>> feature before jump label init should be done using this new helper.
> I'm not sure about that. This is converting way way way way more
> functions than is needed. Especially if Michael applies my series
> there will be very little code run before the patching, really only the
> MMU initialization....

Michael is also running into boot issues with the early init rewrite
patch series on G5. That is why I didn't rebase my patches on top of
that changes.


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