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From: Vladimir Murzin <vladimir.murzin@arm.com>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Damien Le Moal <damien.lemoal@wdc.com>,
	Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@sifive.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	Paul Walmsley <paul.walmsley@sifive.com>,
	linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: RISC-V nommu support v2
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:08:50 +0100
Message-ID: <d4fd824d-03ff-e8ab-b19f-9e5ef5c22449@arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190624115428.GA9538@lst.de>

On 6/24/19 12:54 PM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2019 at 12:47:07PM +0100, Vladimir Murzin wrote:
>> Since you are using binfmt_flat which is kind of 32-bit only I was expecting to see
>> CONFIG_COMPAT (or something similar to that, like ILP32) enabled, yet I could not
>> find it.
> 
> There is no such thing in RISC-V.  I don't know of any 64-bit RISC-V
> cpu that can actually run 32-bit RISC-V code, although in theory that
> is possible.  There also is nothing like the x86 x32 or mips n32 mode
> available either for now.
> 
> But it turns out that with a few fixes to binfmt_flat it can run 64-bit
> binaries just fine.  I sent that series out a while ago, and IIRC you
> actually commented on it.
> 

True, yet my observation was that elf2flt utility assumes that address
space cannot exceed 32-bit (for header and absolute relocations). So,
from my limited point of view straightforward way to guarantee that would
be to build incoming elf in 32-bit mode (it is why I mentioned COMPAT/ILP32).

Also one of your patches expressed somewhat related idea

"binfmt_flat isn't the right binary format for huge executables to
start with"

Since you said there is no support for compat/ilp32, probably I'm missing some
toolchain magic?

Cheers
Vladimir

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Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-24  5:42 Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:42 ` [PATCH 01/17] mm: provide a print_vma_addr stub for !CONFIG_MMU Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:42 ` [PATCH 02/17] mm: stub out all of swapops.h " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:42 ` [PATCH 03/17] mm/nommu: fix the MAP_UNINITIALIZED flag Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:42 ` [PATCH 04/17] irqchip/sifive-plic: set max threshold for ignored handlers Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:42 ` [PATCH 05/17] riscv: use CSR_SATP instead of the legacy sptbr name in switch_mm Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-01 18:53   ` Atish Patra
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 06/17] riscv: refactor the IPI code Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 07/17] riscv: abstract out CSR names for supervisor vs machine mode Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-01 18:37   ` Atish Patra
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 08/17] riscv: improve the default power off implementation Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-01 21:07   ` Atish Patra
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 09/17] riscv: provide a flat entry loader Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 10/17] riscv: read the hart ID from mhartid on boot Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-01 21:15   ` Atish Patra
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 11/17] riscv: provide native clint access for M-mode Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 12/17] riscv: implement remote sfence.i natively " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 13/17] riscv: poison SBI calls " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 14/17] riscv: don't allow selecting SBI-based drivers " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 15/17] riscv: use the correct interrupt levels " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 16/17] riscv: clear the instruction cache and all registers when booting Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-01 21:26   ` Atish Patra
2019-07-08  8:26     ` Palmer Dabbelt
2019-08-13 15:40       ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-08-13 15:37     ` hch
2019-06-24  5:43 ` [PATCH 17/17] riscv: add nommu support Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-12 14:52   ` Vladimir Murzin
2019-06-24 11:47 ` RISC-V nommu support v2 Vladimir Murzin
2019-06-24 11:54   ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-24 13:08     ` Vladimir Murzin [this message]
2019-06-24 13:16       ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-25  7:31       ` Palmer Dabbelt
2019-06-25 12:37         ` Vladimir Murzin
2019-07-01  6:56 ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-01 16:06   ` Paul Walmsley

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