[PATCH] arm64: fixmap: fix missing sub-page offset for earlyprintk
catalin.marinas at arm.com
Tue Apr 29 01:57:31 PDT 2014
On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 12:51:18AM +0100, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 1:50 PM, Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier at arm.com> wrote:
> > Commit d57c33c5daa4 (add generic fixmap.h) added (among other
> > similar things) set_fixmap_io to deal with early ioremap of devices.
> > More recently, commit bf4b558eba92 (arm64: add early_ioremap support)
> > converted the arm64 earlyprintk to use set_fixmap_io. A side effect of
> > this conversion is that my virtual machines have stopped booting when
> > I pass "earlyprintk=uart8250-8bit,0x3f8" to the guest kernel.
> > Turns out that the new earlyprintk code doesn't care at all about
> > sub-page offsets, and just assumes that the earlyprintk device will
> > be page-aligned. Obviously, that doesn't play well with the above example.
> > Further investigation shows that set_fixmap_io uses __set_fixmap instead
> > of __set_fixmap_offset. A fix is to introduce a set_fixmap_offset_io that
> > uses the latter, and to remove the superflous call to fix_to_virt
> > (which only returns the value that set_fixmap_io has already given us).
> > With this applied, my VMs are back in business. Tested on a Cortex-A57
> > platform with kvmtool as platform emulation.
> > Cc: Mark Salter <msalter at redhat.com>
> > Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
> > Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier at arm.com>
> > ---
> > arch/arm64/kernel/early_printk.c | 6 ++----
> > include/asm-generic/fixmap.h | 3 +++
> > 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> This will be fixed already in 3.16 with my earlycon series if this
> is not taken for 3.15.
I'd like to take this for 3.15 as it's currently broken. I just need
another ack from Arnd on the generic header change.
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