[PATCH 2/3] riscv: Remove non-standard linux,elfcorehdr handling

Rob Herring robh+dt at kernel.org
Wed Jun 16 07:47:46 PDT 2021

On Wed, Jun 16, 2021 at 4:43 AM Nick Kossifidis <mick at ics.forth.gr> wrote:
> Στις 2021-06-16 10:56, Geert Uytterhoeven έγραψε:
> >
> > I can't comment on the duplication on arm64, but to me, /chosen
> > sounds like the natural place for both "linux,elfcorehdr" and
> > "linux,usable-memory-range".  First rule of DT is "DT describes
> > hardware, not software policy", with /chosen describing some software
> > configuration.
> >
> We already have "linux,usable-memory" on /memory node:
> https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v5.13-rc6/source/drivers/of/fdt.c#L1011
> and it makes perfect sense to be there since it overrides /memory's reg
> property.
> Why define another binding for the same thing on /chosen ?

Go look at the thread adding "linux,usable-memory-range". There were
only 35 versions of it[1]. I wasn't happy with a 2nd way either, but
as I've mentioned before we don't always have /memory node.


[1] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-arm-kernel/20170403022606.12609-1-takahiro.akashi@linaro.org/

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