[PATCH v7 01/10] kexec: exntend the semantics of kexec_iomem_for_each_line

AKASHI Takahiro takahiro.akashi at linaro.org
Sun May 21 17:18:07 PDT 2017

On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 04:37:04PM -0700, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Wed, 2017-05-17 at 14:51 +0900, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> > The current kexec_iomem_for_each_line() counts up all the lines for which
> > a callback function returns zero(0) or positive, and otherwise it stops
> > further scanning.
> > This behavior is incovenient in some cases. For instance, on arm64, we want
> > to count up "System RAM" entries, but need to skip "reserved" entries.
> s/exntend/extend/ and s/incovenient/inconvenient/ but other than that,
> all ten patches
> Tested-by: David Woodhouse <dwmw at amazon.co.uk>

Thanks a lot!

> Simon, any chance of a 2.0.15 release once these are merged please?

For your convenience, you can also find my patch with fixes above:

> Thanks for your continued effort on this, Akashi-san. Congratulations
> on finally getting the support merged into 4.12!
> I've backported the final set of patches to 4.9 too. That's where I'm
> going to be using it for the moment. In case it's useful to anyone
> else, it's here:
> http://git.infradead.org/users/dwmw2/arm64-kdump-4.9.git

Just FYI, we, linaro, will also backport kdump to our lsk v4.4 and v4.9.

-Takahiro AKASHI

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