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From: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
To: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Cc: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>,
	Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi@arm.com>
Subject: [PATCH 0/3] Free up a couple of MAIRs
Date: Thu,  6 May 2021 10:50:31 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210506095034.15246-1-will@kernel.org> (raw)

Hi folks,

Catalin pointed out that the Device-GRE memory type is unused, despite
having a MAIR allocation. In removing that, I noticed that we also
allocate Normal-WT despite it only being used for EFI_MEMORY_WT mappings,
which can use Normal-NC instead.

With these changes, we free up a couple of MAIR entries for more
interesting things (e.g. outer cacheability attributes if we need them
in future for the SLC).

Patches taken against the arm64 for-next/core branch.

Cheers,

Will

Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>
Cc: Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi@arm.com>

--->8

Will Deacon (3):
  arm64: mm: Remove unused support for Device-GRE memory type
  arm64: acpi: Map EFI_MEMORY_WT memory as Normal-NC
  arm64: mm: Remove unused support for Normal-WT memory type

 arch/arm64/include/asm/memory.h       |  6 ++----
 arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable-prot.h |  1 -
 arch/arm64/include/asm/sysreg.h       |  2 --
 arch/arm64/kernel/acpi.c              | 10 +++-------
 arch/arm64/mm/proc.S                  |  2 --
 arch/arm64/mm/ptdump.c                |  4 ----
 6 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)

-- 
2.31.1.607.g51e8a6a459-goog


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             reply	other threads:[~2021-05-06  9:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-06  9:50 Will Deacon [this message]
2021-05-06  9:50 ` [PATCH 1/3] arm64: mm: Remove unused support for Device-GRE memory type Will Deacon
2021-05-06 13:25   ` Catalin Marinas
2021-05-06  9:50 ` [PATCH 2/3] arm64: acpi: Map EFI_MEMORY_WT memory as Normal-NC Will Deacon
2021-05-06 10:14   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2021-05-06 13:25     ` Catalin Marinas
2021-05-06 17:45       ` Ard Biesheuvel
2021-05-06 10:20   ` Mark Rutland
2021-05-06 10:46     ` Will Deacon
2021-05-06 11:00       ` Mark Rutland
2021-05-06 11:30         ` Ard Biesheuvel
2021-05-06  9:50 ` [PATCH 3/3] arm64: mm: Remove unused support for Normal-WT memory type Will Deacon
2021-05-06 13:26   ` Catalin Marinas

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