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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/9] kexec_file: factor out crashdump elf header function from x86
On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 01:55:21PM +0800, Dave Young wrote:
> Hi,
> On 09/08/17 at 12:16pm, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> [snip]
> > --- a/include/linux/kexec.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/kexec.h
> > @@ -162,6 +162,25 @@ int __weak arch_kexec_walk_mem(struct kexec_buf *kbuf,
> > int (*func)(u64, u64, void *));
> > extern int kexec_add_buffer(struct kexec_buf *kbuf);
> > int kexec_locate_mem_hole(struct kexec_buf *kbuf);
> > +#ifdef CONFIG_CRASH_CORE
> > +extern int prepare_elf_headers(struct kimage *image, void **addr,
> > + unsigned long *sz);
> > +
> > +/* This primarily represents number of split ranges due to exclusion */
> > +#define CRASH_MAX_RANGES 16
> > +
> > +struct crash_mem_range {
> > + u64 start, end;
> > +};
> > +
> > +struct crash_mem {
> > + unsigned int nr_ranges;
> > + struct crash_mem_range ranges[CRASH_MAX_RANGES];
> > +};
> > +
> > +extern int exclude_mem_range(struct crash_mem *mem,
> > + unsigned long long mstart, unsigned long long mend);
> > +#endif /* CONFIG_CRASH_CORE */
>
> Maybe I did not say it clear when reviewing the v1.
>
> I suggested to move the code from to kexec_file.c because the

(from crash_core.c)

> CONFIG_CRASH_CORE originally was introduced for the common code for
> vmcoreinfo stuff when Hari worked on sharing code between powerpc
> fadump and kdump.
>
> I'm not sure we need the #ifdef CONFIG_CRASH_CORE here for these
> kexec file load functions. Since they are already in kexec_file.c
> so I think no need to add the #ifdef

Right. CRASH_CORE is always selected, in arch/Kconfig, by KEXEC_CORE
which is selected by KEXEC_FILE.
(In this sense, CRASH_CORE has no use any more.)

Thanks,
-Takahiro AKASHI

> > #endif /* CONFIG_KEXEC_FILE */
> Thanks
> Dave

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