[PATCH v2 3/3] arm64/efi: efistub: don't abort if base of DRAM is occupied
will.deacon at arm.com
Wed Sep 10 01:39:44 PDT 2014
On Tue, Sep 09, 2014 at 08:39:38PM +0100, Jon Masters wrote:
> On 08/20/2014 01:35 PM, Mark Rutland wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 06:10:57PM +0100, Matt Fleming wrote:
> >> On Thu, 14 Aug, at 12:32:05PM, Mark Rutland wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 11:59:04AM +0100, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> >>>> If we cannot relocate the kernel Image to its preferred offset of base of DRAM
> >>>> plus TEXT_OFFSET, instead relocate it to the lowest available 2 MB boundary plus
> >>>> TEXT_OFFSET. We may lose a bit of memory at the low end, but we can still
> >>>> proceed normally otherwise.
> >>>> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel-QSEj5FYQhm4dnm+yROfE0A at public.gmane.org>
> >>>> Acked-by: Mark Salter <msalter-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org>
> >>> Acked-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland-5wv7dgnIgG8 at public.gmane.org>
> >> Ard, who's picking this up?
> > Will's already taken this into arm64/devel [1,2] with the intention of
> > waiting for v3.18 . Per Leif's comment  that might have to be
> > bumped.
> So what's the plan with this series? Waiting for 3.18? The problem is
> that this patch series needs to be pulled for any platform with an EFI
> firmware located at DRAM base (e.g. AMD Seattle) as was noted before.
Yes, it's queued for 3.18 and should be in linux-next too. This isn't a
regression, so you'll just have to sit tight.
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