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SubjectRe: fix aperture vs. suspend problem
On Thu 2008-03-13 15:32:48, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Mar 2008 11:05:31 +0100
> Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
>
> >
> > aperture_64.c takes a piece of memory and makes it into iommu
> > window... but such window may not be saved by swsusp -- that leads to
> > oops during suspend.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/aperture_64.c b/arch/x86/kernel/aperture_64.c
> > index 608152a..88747f3 100644
> > --- a/arch/x86/kernel/aperture_64.c
> > +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/aperture_64.c
> > @@ -18,6 +18,7 @@ #include <linux/pci_ids.h>
> > #include <linux/pci.h>
> > #include <linux/bitops.h>
> > #include <linux/ioport.h>
> > +#include <linux/suspend.h>
> > #include <asm/e820.h>
> > #include <asm/io.h>
> > #include <asm/gart.h>
> > @@ -76,6 +77,7 @@ static u32 __init allocate_aperture(void
> > printk(KERN_INFO "Mapping aperture over %d KB of RAM @ %lx\n",
> > aper_size >> 10, __pa(p));
> > insert_aperture_resource((u32)__pa(p), aper_size);
> > + register_nosave_region((u32)__pa(p) >> PAGE_SHIFT, (u32)__pa(p+aper_size) >> PAGE_SHIFT);
> >
> > return (u32)__pa(p);
> > }
> >
>
> This is also needed in 2.6.24, perhaps earlier?

It seems to only trigger on >3GB boxes, during swsusp. People are not
normally suspending those big boxes. I do not think this is worth
backporting.

Pavel
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