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SubjectRe: [PATCH 15/35] x86, lmb: Add lmb_reserve_area_overlap_ok()
On 05/13/2010 07:32 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-05-13 at 17:19 -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
>> Some areas from firmware could be reserved several times from different callers.
>>
>> If these area are overlapped, We may have overlapped entries in lmb.reserved.
>>
>> Try to free the area at first, before rerserve them again.
>
> I have already told you to make this a property of lmb_reserve() instead
> of adding that function with a terrible name.

make every lmb_reserve() call lmb_free at first?

>
> Cheers,
> Ben.
>
>> Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/include/asm/lmb.h | 1 +
>> arch/x86/mm/lmb.c | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
>> 2 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/lmb.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/lmb.h
>> index dd42ac1..9329e09 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/lmb.h
>> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/lmb.h
>> @@ -7,6 +7,7 @@ u64 lmb_find_area_size(u64 start, u64 *sizep, u64 align);
>> void lmb_to_bootmem(u64 start, u64 end);
>>
>> void lmb_reserve_area(u64 start, u64 end, char *name);
>> +void lmb_reserve_area_overlap_ok(u64 start, u64 end, char *name);
>> void lmb_free_area(u64 start, u64 end);
>> void lmb_add_memory(u64 start, u64 end);
>> struct range;
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/lmb.c b/arch/x86/mm/lmb.c
>> index 19a5f49..1100c18 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/mm/lmb.c
>> +++ b/arch/x86/mm/lmb.c
>> @@ -309,6 +309,24 @@ void __init lmb_reserve_area(u64 start, u64 end, char *name)
>> lmb_add_region(&lmb.reserved, start, end - start);
>> }
>>
>> +/*
>> + * Could be used to avoid having overlap entries in lmb.reserved.region.
>> + * Don't need to use it with area that is from lmb_find_area()
>> + * Only use it for the area that fw hidden area.
>> + */
>> +void __init lmb_reserve_area_overlap_ok(u64 start, u64 end, char *name)
>> +{
>> + if (start == end)
>> + return;
>> +
>> + if (WARN_ONCE(start > end, "lmb_reserve_area_overlap_ok: wrong range [%#llx, %#llx]\n", start, end))
>> + return;
>> +
>> + /* Free that region at first */
>> + lmb_free(start, end - start);
>> + lmb_add_region(&lmb.reserved, start, end - start);
>> +}
>> +
>> void __init lmb_free_area(u64 start, u64 end)
>> {
>> if (start == end)
>



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