[PATCH] Fix kdump kernel hang issue with relocatable kernel patches

Mohan Kumar M mohan at in.ibm.com
Wed Oct 1 14:25:01 EDT 2008

One of the relocatable kernel support patches assumes that the target
address will be 0. But for kdump kernels (without relocation support) it
will be 32MB. The following patch fixes this issue.

Fix kdump kernel issue

Kdump kernel without relocation support needs to be moved to
PHYSICAL_START (ie 32MB) instead of 0. This patch fixes this

Signed-off-by: Mohan Kumar M <mohan at in.ibm.com>
 arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.S |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.S b/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.S
index 84856be..8934500 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.S
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.S
@@ -1395,7 +1395,7 @@ _STATIC(__after_prom_start)
  * Note: This process overwrites the OF exception vectors.
-	li	r3,0			/* target addr */
+	LOAD_REG_IMMEDIATE(r3, PHYSICAL_START) /* target addr */
 	mr.	r4,r26			/* In some cases the loader may  */
 	beq	9f			/* have already put us at zero */
 	lis	r5,(copy_to_here - _stext)@ha

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