[PATCH] arm64: Fix SCTLR_EL1 initialisation

Suzuki K. Poulose Suzuki.Poulose at arm.com
Tue Dec 30 04:15:14 PST 2014

On 17/12/14 17:39, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 03:50:21PM +0000, Suzuki K. Poulose wrote:
>> From: "Suzuki K. Poulose" <suzuki.poulose at arm.com>
>> We initialise the SCTLR_EL1 value by read-modify-writeback
>> of the desired bits, leaving the other bits (including reserved
>> bits(RESx)) untouched. However, sometimes the boot monitor could
>> leave garbage values in the RESx bits which could have different
>> implications. This patch makes sure that all the bits, including
>> the RESx bits, are set to the proper state, except for the
>> 'endianness' control bits, EE(25) & E0E(24)- which are set early
>> in the el2_setup.
>> Updated the state of the Bit[6] in the comment to RES0 in the
>> comment.
>> Signed-off-by: Suzuki K. Poulose <suzuki.poulose at arm.com>
>> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
>> Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
>> ---
> Looks good to me:
>    Acked-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
> Is this 3.19 material, or simply a cleanup/being cautious?
Sorry, for the late response. Yes this is kind of being cautious.


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