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From: Logan Gunthorpe <logang@deltatee.com>
To: Paul Walmsley <paul.walmsley@sifive.com>
Cc: Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>, Albert Ou <aou@eecs.berkeley.edu>,
	Andrew Waterman <andrew@sifive.com>,
	Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@sifive.com>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Stephen Bates <sbates@raithlin.com>,
	linux-mm@vger.kernel.org, Greentime Hu <green.hu@gmail.com>,
	Olof Johansson <olof@lixom.net>,
	greentime.hu@sifive.com, linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org,
	Michael Clark <michaeljclark@mac.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 2/2] RISC-V: Implement sparsemem
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:49:51 -0600
Message-ID: <e1f78a33-18bb-bd6e-eede-e5e86758a4d0@deltatee.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.2.21.9999.1908130921170.30024@viisi.sifive.com>

On 2019-08-13 10:39 a.m., Paul Walmsley wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Aug 2019, Logan Gunthorpe wrote:
> 
>> On 2019-08-13 12:04 a.m., Greentime Hu wrote:
>>
>>> Every architecture with mmu defines their own pfn_valid().
>>
>> Not true. Arm64, for example just uses the generic implementation in
>> mmzone.h. 
> 
> arm64 seems to define their own:
> 
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/arch/arm64/Kconfig#n899

Oh, yup. My mistake.

> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/arch/arm64/mm/init.c#n235
> 
> While there are many architectures which have their own pfn_valid(); 
> oddly, almost none of them set HAVE_ARCH_PFN_VALID ?

Yes, much of this is super confusing. Seems HAVE_ARCH_PFN_VALID only
matters if SPARSEMEM is set. So risc-v probably doesn't need to set it
and we just need a #ifdef !CONFIG_FLATMEM around the pfn_valid
definition like other arches.

Logan


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Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-09 20:39 [PATCH v4 0/2] [PATCH v2 0/6] sparsemem support for RISC-V Logan Gunthorpe
2019-01-09 20:39 ` [PATCH v4 1/2] sh: mm: make use of new memblocks_present() helper Logan Gunthorpe
2019-01-15 13:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-15 17:30     ` Logan Gunthorpe
2019-01-09 20:39 ` [PATCH v4 2/2] RISC-V: Implement sparsemem Logan Gunthorpe
2019-01-15 13:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-31  6:30   ` Greentime Hu
2019-07-31 17:07     ` Logan Gunthorpe
2019-08-01  3:34       ` Greentime Hu
     [not found]         ` <CAEbi=3eZcgWevpX9VO9ohgxVDFVprk_t52Xbs3-TdtZ+js3NVA@mail.gmail.com>
2019-08-09 15:46           ` Logan Gunthorpe
2019-08-09 17:01             ` Greentime Hu
2019-08-09 19:03               ` Logan Gunthorpe
2019-08-12  4:01                 ` Greentime Hu
2019-08-12 15:51                   ` Logan Gunthorpe
2019-08-13  6:04                     ` Greentime Hu
2019-08-13 16:14                       ` Logan Gunthorpe
2019-08-13 16:39                         ` Paul Walmsley
2019-08-13 16:48                           ` Paul Walmsley
2019-08-13 16:49                           ` Logan Gunthorpe [this message]
2019-08-14 13:35                             ` Greentime Hu
2019-08-14 16:56                               ` Logan Gunthorpe
2019-08-14 17:40                                 ` Paul Walmsley
2019-08-14 17:46                                   ` Logan Gunthorpe
2019-08-14 20:09                                     ` Paul Walmsley
2019-08-14 22:21                               ` Logan Gunthorpe
2019-08-15  9:31                                 ` Greentime Hu
2019-08-15 16:20                                   ` Logan Gunthorpe
2019-08-16  2:07                                     ` Greentime Hu

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