[PATCH v2 1/3] ARM: catch pending imprecise abort on unmask
Russell King - ARM Linux
linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Thu Oct 15 08:32:46 PDT 2015
On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 12:32:20PM +0200, Lucas Stach wrote:
> Install a non-faulting handler just before unmasking imprecise aborts
> and switch back to the regular one after unmasking is done.
> This catches any pending imprecise abort that the firmware/bootloader
> may have left behind that would normally crash the kernel at that point.
> As there are apparently a lot of bootlaoders out there that do such a
> thing it makes sense to handle it in the common startup code.
> Signed-off-by: Lucas Stach <l.stach at pengutronix.de>
Much better. Please feel free to add it to the patch system, thanks.
I think, given that the original seems to be breaking platforms, this
patch needs to go into -rc kernels, right?
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