Handling ARM_ERRATA_364296 when CONFIG_SMP=y
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Mon Jul 8 14:22:12 EDT 2013
On Mon, Jul 08, 2013 at 03:16:34PM -0300, Fabio Estevam wrote:
> Hi Catalin,
> On commit 145e10e1 (ARM: 7015/1: ARM errata: Possible cache data
> corruption with hit-under-miss enabled) you added support for
> ARM_ERRATA_364296 option:
> +config ARM_ERRATA_364296
> + bool "ARM errata: Possible cache data corruption with
> hit-under-miss enabled"
> + depends on CPU_V6 && !SMP
> + help
> As this erratum affects mx31/mx35, I would like to enable it, but I am
> not allowed to do it because mx31/mx35 share the same config file as
> mx6 (imx_v6_v7_defconfig), which has SMP turned on.
> What would be the correct approach for applying this erratum?
> Is it safe to do "depends on CPU_V6" only or should this erratum be
> handled in the bootloader?
Or maybe fix the config so that it does not force SMP on a CPU which
only exists as a single core ?
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