[PPC64] Patch to correct alignment for lppaca in paca_struct

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Tue Dec 7 11:27:06 EST 2004

On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 10:28:06AM -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 09:16, will schmidt wrote:
> > -	struct ItLpPaca lppaca __attribute__((aligned(0x80)));
> > +	struct ItLpPaca lppaca __attribute__((aligned(0x400)));
> Do you have guarantees about how large the lppaca can get?  If it's
> larger than 0x400 bytes, you can still cross a page boundary, right? 
> Maybe you should just align it to PAGE_SIZE and be done with it.  

The lppaca is part of the firmware ABI, so it can't just go randomly
changing or growing.

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