[UPDATED] [PATCHv4 00/12] arm64: 16K translation granule support

Mark Rutland mark.rutland at arm.com
Mon Oct 19 09:34:40 PDT 2015

On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 02:19:26PM +0100, Suzuki K. Poulose wrote:
> This series enables the 16K page size support on Linux for arm64.
> Adds support for 48bit VA(4 level), 47bit VA(3 level) and
> 36bit VA(2 level) with 16K. 16K was a late addition to the architecture
> and is not implemented by all CPUs. Added a check to ensure the
> selected granule size is supported by the CPU, failing which the CPU
> won't proceed with booting. Also the kernel page size is added to the
> kernel image header (patch from Ard).
> KVM support has been dropped from this series, as we need to rewrite the
> KVM stage-2 pagetable handling code to get rid of the fake page table
> levels (as recommended by Christoffer and Marc). So, with 16K, we cannot
> run KVM.
> Patches 1-8	cleans up the kernel page size handling code.
> Patch 9		Adds a check to ensure the CPU supports the selected granule size.
> Patch 10		Adds the page size information to image header.
> Patches 11-12	Adds the support for 16K page size

FWIW, for the series:

Acked-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland at arm.com>


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