[PATCH v3 5/7] kexec_elf: remove elf_addr_to_cpu macro
mpe at ellerman.id.au
Thu Jul 11 04:08:51 PDT 2019
Sven Schnelle <svens at stackframe.org> writes:
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2019 at 05:09:29PM +0200, Christophe Leroy wrote:
>> Le 10/07/2019 à 16:29, Sven Schnelle a écrit :
>> > It had only one definition, so just use the function directly.
>> It had only one definition because it was for ppc64 only.
>> But as far as I understand (at least from the name of the new file), you
>> want it to be generic, don't you ? Therefore I get on 32 bits it would be
> That brings up the question whether we need those endianess conversions. I would
> assume that the ELF file has always the same endianess as the running kernel. So
> i think we could just drop them. What do you think?
We should be able to kexec from big to little endian or vice versa, so
they are necessary.
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