powerpc: kexec_file: Fix error code when trying to load kdump kernel

Michael Ellerman patch-notifications at ellerman.id.au
Sat Mar 31 07:04:14 PDT 2018

On Thu, 2018-03-29 at 19:05:43 UTC, Thiago Jung Bauermann wrote:
> kexec_file_load() on powerpc doesn't support kdump kernels yet, so it
> returns -ENOTSUPP in that case.
> I've recently learned that this errno is internal to the kernel and isn't
> supposed to be exposed to userspace. Therefore, change to -EOPNOTSUPP which
> is defined in an uapi header.
> This does indeed make kexec-tools happier. Before the patch, on ppc64le:
>   # ~bauermann/src/kexec-tools/build/sbin/kexec -s -p /boot/vmlinuz
>   kexec_file_load failed: Unknown error 524
> After the patch:
>   # ~bauermann/src/kexec-tools/build/sbin/kexec -s -p /boot/vmlinuz
>   kexec_file_load failed: Operation not supported
> Fixes: a0458284f062 ("powerpc: Add support code for kexec_file_load()")
> Reported-by: Dave Young <dyoung at redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Thiago Jung Bauermann <bauerman at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au>
> Reviewed-by: Dave Young <dyoung at redhat.com>

Applied to powerpc next, thanks.



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