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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2] ARM: dts: bcm283x: Reserve first page for firmware
Phil Elwell <> writes:

> The Raspberry Pi startup stub files for multi-core BCM27XX processors
> make the secondary CPUs spin until the corresponding mailbox is
> written. These stubs are loaded at physical address 0x00000xxx (as seen
> by the ARMs), but this page will be reused by the kernel unless it is
> explicitly reserved, causing the waiting cores to execute random code.
> Use the /memreserve/ Device Tree directive to mark the first page as
> off-limits to the kernel.
> See:
> Signed-off-by: Phil Elwell <>

This looks great. We're currently in the merge window, so I can't
generate a new bcm2835-dt-next yet, but I'll pick this patch up when I

Thanks for submitting upstream!
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