[PATCH 01/16] initrd: Add generic code path for common initrd unloading logic.

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Wed Mar 28 23:23:47 AEDT 2018

On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 2:04 PM, Christoph Hellwig <hch at infradead.org> wrote:
>> +void free_initrd_mem(unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
>> +{
>> +       free_reserved_area((void *)start, (void *)end, -1, "initrd");
>> +}
>> +#endif
> Given how trivial this is and how many architectures can use it I'd
> reverse the polarity and add a CONFIG_HAVE_ARCH_FREE_INITRD_MEM
> instead.

And while adding "special" functionality to the generic version, more and more
users of CONFIG_HAVE_ARCH_FREE_INITRD_MEM will be removed.



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