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SubjectRe: Fwd: [PATCH 1/2] x86, ioapic: Reserve only 128 bytes for IOAPICs
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Tested-by: Ralf Jung <ralfjung-e@gmx.de>

Thanks a lot!
Ralf

On Friday 26 August 2011 01:08:19 Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> FYI. I botched your email addr in the commit log.
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@google.com>
> Date: Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 5:05 PM
> Subject: [PATCH 1/2] x86, ioapic: Reserve only 128 bytes for IOAPICs
> To: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>, Ingo Molnar
> <mingo@redhat.com>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
> Cc: RalfJungralfjung-e@gmx.de, Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@openvz.org>,
> Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>, Suresh Siddha
> <suresh.b.siddha@intel.com>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
>
>
> Previously we reserved 1024 bytes, but that's more space than the IOAPIC
> consumes, and it can cause conflicts with nearby devices. The known
> requirement is 68 bytes (sizeof(struct io_apic)), and rounding up to a
> power-of-2 gives us 128.
>
> The bug reported below is caused by the following assignments (the IOAPIC
> power-on default and the watchdog address recommended in the AMD SP5100
> BIOS Developer's Guide):
>
> IOAPIC[0] at [mem 0xfec00000-0xfec003ff]
> SP5100 TCO timer at [mem 0xfec000f0-0xfec000f7]
>
> Reported-by: Ralf Jung ralfjung-e@gmx.de
> Reference: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=638863
> Cc: Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@openvz.org>
> Cc: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@google.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/include/asm/apicdef.h | 7 ++++---
> 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/apicdef.h
> b/arch/x86/include/asm/apicdef.h index 34595d5..855a18a 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/apicdef.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/apicdef.h
> @@ -12,10 +12,11 @@
> #define APIC_DEFAULT_PHYS_BASE 0xfee00000
>
> /*
> - * This is the IO-APIC register space as specified
> - * by Intel docs:
> + * I/O APICs are accessed indirectly via an index/data pair and an EOI
> + * register. For example, see sec 13.5.1, "APIC Register Map," in the
> + * Intel ICH10 datasheet and the struct io_apic definition.
> */
> -#define IO_APIC_SLOT_SIZE 1024
> +#define IO_APIC_SLOT_SIZE 128
>
> #define APIC_ID 0x20


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