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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/trampoline: fallback to fixed trampoline address if no e820 map is provided

----- "Yinghai" <yinghai@kernel.org> a écrit :
> On Dec 23, 2010, at 1:57 AM, Florian Fainelli <ffainelli@freebox.fr>
> wrote:
>
> > On Tuesday 14 December 2010 22:19:39 Florian Fainelli wrote:
> >> From: Florian Fainelli <ffainelli@freebox.fr>
> >>
> >> Since 893f38d1 (x86: Use find_e820() instead of hard coded
> trampoline
> >> address), the trampoline base address should be provided by the
> BIOS as an
> >> e820 area. Some minimalistic BIOSes (like CEFDK on CE4100) may not
> provide
> >> any e820 area, still we should fallback to a fixed trampoline base
> address
> >> for SMP to work correctly.
>
> No e820 memmap ?

Yes, the BIOS is only doing the very minimal setup to get a kernel in real-mode booting.

>
> Not sure how does it work
>
> Do you have boot log with debug ?

I would need to produce one for you, give me a couple days to be in sync.

>
> Also recent kernel is using memblock already for finding free area.
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> >>
> >> Cc: Dirk Brandewie <dirk.brandewie@gmail.com>
> >> Cc: sodaville@linutronix.de
> >> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> >> Cc: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
> >> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <ffainelli@freebox.fr>
> >
> > Ingo, Yinghai, anything wrong with that patch? Thank you.
> >
> >> ---
> >> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/trampoline.h
> >> b/arch/x86/include/asm/trampoline.h index f4500fb..908b395 100644
> >> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/trampoline.h
> >> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/trampoline.h
> >> @@ -16,6 +16,7 @@ extern unsigned long initial_code;
> >> extern unsigned long initial_gs;
> >>
> >> #define TRAMPOLINE_SIZE roundup(trampoline_end - trampoline_data,
> >> PAGE_SIZE) +#define TRAMPOLINE_BASE 0x6000
> >>
> >> extern unsigned long setup_trampoline(void);
> >> extern void __init reserve_trampoline_memory(void);
> >> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline.c
> b/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline.c
> >> index f1488a3..d025aae 100644
> >> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline.c
> >> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline.c
> >> @@ -21,8 +21,11 @@ void __init reserve_trampoline_memory(void)
> >>
> >> /* Has to be in very low memory so we can execute real-mode AP
> code. */
> >> mem = find_e820_area(0, 1<<20, TRAMPOLINE_SIZE, PAGE_SIZE);
> >> - if (mem == -1L)
> >> - panic("Cannot allocate trampoline\n");
> >> + if (mem == -1L) {
> >> + printk(KERN_INFO "BIOS did not provide e820 area for
> trampoline"
> >> + " ,using static trampoline address\n");
> >> + mem = TRAMPOLINE_BASE;
> >> + }
> >>
> >> trampoline_base = __va(mem);
> >> reserve_early(mem, mem + TRAMPOLINE_SIZE, "TRAMPOLINE");
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