[PATCH] arm: support big-endian for the virt architecture

Ard Biesheuvel ard.biesheuvel at linaro.org
Fri Sep 28 01:41:02 PDT 2018


(+ arm-soc)

On 26 September 2018 at 15:51, Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason at zx2c4.com> wrote:
> This architecture, used for running in QEMU, runs just fine when
> compiled in big-endian mode. So enable it. This is enabled in exactly
> the same way that it is for other platforms (such as vexpress) that also
> support big-endian mode in QEMU successfully.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason at zx2c4.com>
> ---
> Personally, I'm using this as part of WireGuard's CI, and patching
> kernels to include this is a bit annoying. Any chance this can get into
> 4.19?
>
>  arch/arm/Kconfig | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm/Kconfig b/arch/arm/Kconfig
> index e8cd55a5b04c..b8c6062ca0c1 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/Kconfig
> +++ b/arch/arm/Kconfig
> @@ -701,6 +701,7 @@ config ARCH_VIRT
>         select ARM_GIC_V3_ITS if PCI
>         select ARM_PSCI
>         select HAVE_ARM_ARCH_TIMER
> +       select ARCH_SUPPORTS_BIG_ENDIAN
>
>  #
>  # This is sorted alphabetically by mach-* pathname.  However, plat-*
> --
> 2.19.0
>
>
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