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SubjectRe: [Bug] 2.6.18-rc6-mm2 i386 trouble finding RSDT in get_memcfg_from_srat
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On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 16:21 -0700, Dave Hansen wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 19:04 -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> > I think I know what is going on wrong here. boot_ioremap() is assuming
> > that only first 8MB of physical memory is being mapped and while
> > calculating the index into page table (boot_pte_index) we will truncate
> > any higher address bits.
>
> Vivek, are those pte pages still all contiguous?
>
> Yeah, that's probably it. Keith, I'm trying to think of reasons why we
> need the mask here:
>
> #define boot_pte_index(address) \
> (((address) >> PAGE_SHIFT) & (BOOT_PTE_PTRS - 1))
>
> and I can't think of any other than just masking out the top of the
> virtual address. You could do this a bunch of other ways, like __pa().
>
> This might just work:
>
> static unsigned long boot_pte_index(unsigned long vaddr)
> {
> return __pa(vaddr) >> PAGE_SHIFT;
> }
With
CONFIG_KEXEC=y
CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP=y
CONFIG_PHYSICAL_START=0x1000000
and the above __pa(vaddr) >> PAGE_SHIFT changed things worked for me but
I am still confused as to why the pte we set is c1686f6c and we flush
and return c13db000.
get_memcfg_from_srat: assigning address to rsdp fdfc0
RSD PTR v0 [IBM ]
rsdp->rsdt_address eff9c2c0
boot_ioremap phys_addr = eff9c2c0 long = 44
__boot_ioremap phys_addr = eff9c000 pages = 1 source c13db000
setting pte c1686f6c to eff9c063
just flushed c13db000
boot_ioremap and I return c13db2c0
rsdt = c13db2c0 header is RSDT4
Begin SRAT table scan....
thanks,
Keith


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