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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 03/11] arm64: kexec_file: invoke the kernel without purgatory
James,

On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 05:15:52PM +0100, James Morse wrote:
> Hi Akashi,
>
> On 15/05/18 05:45, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> > On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 06:03:49PM +0100, James Morse wrote:
> >> On 07/05/18 06:22, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> >>> On Tue, May 01, 2018 at 06:46:06PM +0100, James Morse wrote:
> >>>> On 25/04/18 07:26, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> >>>>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/machine_kexec.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/machine_kexec.c
> >>>>> index f76ea92dff91..f7dbba00be10 100644
> >>>>> --- a/arch/arm64/kernel/machine_kexec.c
> >>>>> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/machine_kexec.c
> >>>>> @@ -205,10 +205,17 @@ void machine_kexec(struct kimage *kimage)
> >>
> >>>>> cpu_soft_restart(kimage != kexec_crash_image,
> >>>>> - reboot_code_buffer_phys, kimage->head, kimage->start, 0);
> >>>>> + reboot_code_buffer_phys, kimage->head, kimage->start,
> >>>>> +#ifdef CONFIG_KEXEC_FILE
> >>>>> + kimage->purgatory_info.purgatory_buf ?
> >>>>> + 0 : kimage->arch.dtb_mem);
> >>>>> +#else
> >>>>> + 0);
> >>>>> +#endif
> >>
> >>
> >>>> purgatory_buf seems to only be set in kexec_purgatory_setup_kbuf(), called from
> >>>> kexec_load_purgatory(), which we don't use. How does this get a value?
> >>>>
> >>>> Would it be better to always use kimage->arch.dtb_mem, and ensure that is 0 for
> >>>> regular kexec (as we can't know where the dtb is)? (image_arg may then be a
> >>>> better name).
> >>>
> >>> The problem is arch.dtb_mem is currently defined only if CONFIG_KEXEC_FILE.
> >>
> >> I thought it was ARCH_HAS_KIMAGE_ARCH, which we can define all the time if
> >> that's what we want.
> >>
> >>
> >>> So I would like to
> >>> - merge this patch with patch#8
> >>> - change the condition
> >>> #ifdef CONFIG_KEXEC_FILE
> >>> kimage->file_mode ? kimage->arch.dtb_mem : 0);

We don't need "kimage->file_mode ?" since arch.dtb_mem is 0 if !file_mode.

> >>> #else
> >>> 0);
> >>> #endif
> >>
> >> If we can avoid even this #ifdef by always having kimage->arch, I'd prefer that.
> >> If we do that 'dtb_mem' would need some thing that indicates its for kexec_file,
> >> as kexec has a DTB too, we just don't know where it is...
> >
> > OK, but I want to have a minimum of kexec.arch always exist.
>
> I'm curious, why? Its 32bytes that is allocated a maximum of twice.

I believe that I'm a stingy minimalist :)


> (my questions on what needs to go in there were because it looked like a third
> user was missing...)
>
>
> > How about this?
> >
> > | struct kimage_arch {
> > | phys_addr_t dtb_mem;
> > | #ifdef CONFIG_KEXEC_FILE
>
> #ifdef in structs just breeds more #ifdefs, as the code that accesses those
> members has to be behind the same set of conditions.
>
> Given this, I prefer the #ifdefs around cpu_soft_restart() as it doesn't force
> us to add more #ifdefs later.

OK

> For either option without purgatory_info:
> Reviewed-by: James Morse <james.morse@arm.com>

Thanks,
-Takahiro AKASHI

>
> Thanks,
>
> James

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