[PATCH 1/3] of: fdt: Add generic support for parsing elf core header properties

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Wed Jun 16 00:58:54 PDT 2021

Hi Nick,

On Wed, Jun 16, 2021 at 1:28 AM Nick Kossifidis <mick at ics.forth.gr> wrote:
> Στις 2021-06-15 21:17, Geert Uytterhoeven έγραψε:
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/of/fdt.c b/drivers/of/fdt.c
> I believe drivers/of/kexec.c is better suited for this.

>From an earlier response from me to a comment from Rob:

| > Also, note that there is now a drivers/of/kexec.c (in -next) though
| > not sure if all this would go there or stay in fdt.c with the rest of
| > the memory parsing.
| It's gonna be the latter, as that file handles the FDT during early
| kernel startup, for both normal and kdump kernels.
| Despite the name, drivers/of/kexec.c is not for kexec, but for
| kexec_file.  This is the "new" fancy syscall that prepares the DTB
| for the new kernel itself, unlike the classic kexec syscall, where
| userspace is responsible for preparing the DTB for the new kernel.



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