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From: Jiaxun Yang <jiaxun.yang@flygoat.com>
To: Paul Burton <paulburton@kernel.org>, Huacai Chen <chenhc@lemote.com>
Cc: Paul Burton <paul.burton@mips.com>,
	Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>,
	James Hogan <jhogan@kernel.org>,
	linux-mips@linux-mips.org, linux-mips@vger.kernel.org,
	Fuxin Zhang <zhangfx@lemote.com>,
	Zhangjin Wu <wuzhangjin@gmail.com>,
	Huacai Chen <chenhuacai@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] MIPS: Make sure ebase address is in KSEG0
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2019 13:08:38 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <EAC4F77C-88BE-47FA-83A5-5855A869425A@flygoat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191122184731.l7ttfg4evgi4tvcp@lantea.localdomain>



于 2019年11月23日 GMT+08:00 上午2:47:31, Paul Burton <paulburton@kernel.org> 写到:
>Hi Huacai,
>
>On Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 07:30:20PM +0800, Huacai Chen wrote:
>> Dynamically allocated ebase address above 0x20000000 can be triggered
>> by some special physical memory layout, or just by a "big kernel +
>big
>> initrd + big swiotlb" configuration.
>> 
>> For MIPS32, ebase address above 0x20000000 is unusable, for MIPS64 it
>> is usable but this case is warned. However, this warning is useless
>> because it is unfixable in a specific system configuration. So we
>just
>> use CKSEG0 as a fallback.
>
>I'd prefer that we don't assume there's memory at physical address zero
>- that property doesn't hold for all systems.
>
>How about the change I suggested previously over here:
>
>https://lore.kernel.org/linux-mips/20191108191149.bbq3h4xp4famsh2n@lantea.localdomain/
>
>Would that work for you?

Hi Paul

Our problem is, sometimes the ebase from firmware is totally a random address, 
even not inside the memory region. I'd prefer ignore address if it's not valid since the warning here can't deal with it.

Thanks.
>
>Thanks,
>    Paul
>
-- 
Jiaxun Yang

  reply	other threads:[~2019-11-23  5:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-21 11:30 Huacai Chen
2019-11-22 18:47 ` Paul Burton
2019-11-23  5:08   ` Jiaxun Yang [this message]
2019-11-23  6:11     ` Jiaxun Yang
2019-11-24  4:00       ` Huacai Chen
2019-11-25 23:42         ` Paul Burton
2019-11-26  1:55           ` Huacai Chen

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