ARM: issue with memory reservation from DT

Laura Abbott lauraa at
Fri Oct 17 09:54:39 PDT 2014

On 10/17/2014 3:21 AM, Grygorii Strashko wrote:
> Hi Laura,
> As I mentioned in first e-mail I've 1G Mem node initially:
>    reg = <0x8 0x00000000 0x0 0x40000000>;
> and have memory reservation of 512M in the upper part of memory:
>    reserved-memory {
> 	reg = <0x8 0x20000000 0x0 0x20000000>;
> then in sanity_check_meminfo() initial mem configuration calculated as following:
> [    0.000000] ======= memblock_limit=0x000000082f800000 arm_lowmem_limit=0x000000082f800000 vmalloc_limit=ef800000 high_memory=0x000000082f800000
> and memblock.current_limit == arm_lowmem_limit=0x000000082f800000
> then in arm_memblock_init()->early_init_fdt_scan_reserved_mem() 512M of memory removed
> (not reserved!, because "no-map;" is defined).
> After that Kernel will have only 512M of accessible memory
>   memory[0x0]	[0x00000800000000-0x0000081fffffff]
> I've checked of_reserved_mem.c and saw no issues there :(

Yes, I suspect the issue is not with of_reserved_mem.c and instead with
sanity_check_meminfo in mmu.c . I'm still traveling so I'll probably
take a look on Monday unless I find some time sooner.


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