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From: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
To: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 1/3] kernel/resource: make walk_system_ram_res() find all busy IORESOURCE_SYSTEM_RAM resources
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 12:25:27 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <73a96145-848d-66ea-4d45-fb759003d1de@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YFnLyJF4u5HVXcc2@smile.fi.intel.com>

On 23.03.21 12:06, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2021 at 05:01:58PM +0100, David Hildenbrand wrote:
>> It used to be true that we can have busy system RAM only on the first level
>> in the resourc tree. However, this is no longer holds for driver-managed
>> system RAM (i.e., added via dax/kmem and virtio-mem), which gets added on
>> lower levels.
>>
>> We have two users of walk_system_ram_res(), which currently only
>> consideres the first level:
>> a) kernel/kexec_file.c:kexec_walk_resources() -- We properly skip
>>     IORESOURCE_SYSRAM_DRIVER_MANAGED resources via
>>     locate_mem_hole_callback(), so even after this change, we won't be
>>     placing kexec images onto dax/kmem and virtio-mem added memory. No
>>     change.
>> b) arch/x86/kernel/crash.c:fill_up_crash_elf_data() -- we're currently
>>     not adding relevant ranges to the crash elf info, resulting in them
>>     not getting dumped via kdump.
>>
>> This change fixes loading a crashkernel via kexec_file_load() and including
> 
> "...fixes..." effectively means to me that Fixes tag should be provided.

We can certainly add, although it doesn't really affect the running 
kernel, but only crashdumps taken in the kdump kernel:

Fixes: ebf71552bb0e ("virtio-mem: Add parent resource for all added 
"System RAM"")
Fixes: c221c0b0308f ("device-dax: "Hotplug" persistent memory for use 
like normal RAM")

Thanks

-- 
Thanks,

David / dhildenb



  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-23 11:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-22 16:01 [PATCH v1 0/3] kernel/resource: make walk_system_ram_res() and walk_mem_res() search the whole tree David Hildenbrand
2021-03-22 16:01 ` [PATCH v1 1/3] kernel/resource: make walk_system_ram_res() find all busy IORESOURCE_SYSTEM_RAM resources David Hildenbrand
2021-03-22 16:10   ` Dan Williams
2021-03-23  9:40   ` David Hildenbrand
2021-03-23 11:07     ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-03-23 11:06   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-03-23 11:25     ` David Hildenbrand [this message]
2021-03-23 14:33   ` Baoquan He
2021-03-24 11:18   ` Oscar Salvador
2021-03-24 11:28     ` David Hildenbrand
2021-03-22 16:01 ` [PATCH v1 2/3] kernel/resource: make walk_mem_res() find all busy IORESOURCE_MEM resources David Hildenbrand
2021-03-22 16:11   ` Dan Williams
2021-03-23 11:08   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-03-23 11:26     ` David Hildenbrand
2021-03-22 16:02 ` [PATCH v1 3/3] kernel/resource: remove first_lvl / siblings_only logic David Hildenbrand
2021-03-22 16:12   ` Dan Williams
2021-03-23 11:11   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-03-23 11:19     ` David Hildenbrand
2021-03-23 11:05 ` [PATCH v1 0/3] kernel/resource: make walk_system_ram_res() and walk_mem_res() search the whole tree Andy Shevchenko

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