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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ramoops appears geared to not support ARM
    On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 10:39:47AM +0200, Marco Stornelli wrote:
    > (Added linux-arm)
    > Il 29/10/2011 01:21, Bryan Freed ha scritto:
    >> I had some difficulty in getting ramoops to work on our ARM systems.
    >> The driver maps memory with ioremap() which is supposed to map IO memory,
    >> not physical RAM. This happens to work on x86 and apparently some other
    >> architectures, but it does not work on ARM.
    >> Specifically, I see this comment in __arm_ioremap_pfn_caller():
    >> Don't allow RAM to be mapped - this causes problems with ARMv6+
    >> So here is a patch that hacks around the issue using page_is_ram() to
    >> differentiate between the two.
    >> Am I missing something here?
    >> Is ramoops working on any ARM systems yet, and I am just doing something wrong?
    >> My ARM platform reserves a section of RAM for use by ramoops, but it is still
    >> mapped along with the rest of main memory. This is so /dev/mem can find it
    >> with xlate_dev_mem_ptr().
    >> On x86, I see our BIOS reserves the memory so that it is not counted as main
    >> memory, and it is not mapped until ramoops ioremaps it.
    >> Bryan Freed (1):
    >> ramoops: Add support for ARM systems.
    >> drivers/char/ramoops.c | 67 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------
    >> 1 files changed, 52 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
    > Can some ARM guys give an opinion about that?

    Opinion about the patch which isn't present in this email (so we can't
    see it) or about the commentry above?

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