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SubjectRe: [PATCH v12 1/9] x86: kdump: move CRASH_ALIGN to 2M
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On 2020/9/8 9:21, Dave Young wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 09/07/20 at 09:47pm, Chen Zhou wrote:
>> CONFIG_PHYSICAL_ALIGN can be selected from 2M to 16M and default
>> value is 2M, so move CRASH_ALIGN to 2M, with smaller value reservation
>> can have more chance to succeed.
> Seems still some misunderstanding about the change :( I'm sorry if I
> did not explain it clearly.
>
> Previously I missed the PHYSICAL_ALIGN can change according to .config
> I mean we should change the value to CONFIG_PHYSICAL_ALIGN for X86
> And I suggest to move back to keep using 16M. And do not change it in
> this series.
Hi Dave,

Sorry, i misunderstood about this.

Ok, this patch will keep the value of CRASH_ALIGN as it is,
just move CRASH_ALIGN to header asm/kexec.h and replace the hard-coded alignment
with macro CRASH_ALIGN in function reserve_crashkernel().

Thanks,
Chen Zhou
>
>> And replace the hard-coded alignment with macro CRASH_ALIGN in function
>> reserve_crashkernel().
>>
>> Suggested-by: Dave Young <dyoung@redhat.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Chen Zhou <chenzhou10@huawei.com>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/include/asm/kexec.h | 3 +++
>> arch/x86/kernel/setup.c | 5 +----
>> 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/kexec.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/kexec.h
>> index 6802c59e8252..83f200dd54a1 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/kexec.h
>> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/kexec.h
>> @@ -18,6 +18,9 @@
>>
>> # define KEXEC_CONTROL_CODE_MAX_SIZE 2048
>>
>> +/* 2M alignment for crash kernel regions */
>> +#define CRASH_ALIGN SZ_2M
>> +
>> #ifndef __ASSEMBLY__
>>
>> #include <linux/string.h>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/setup.c b/arch/x86/kernel/setup.c
>> index 3511736fbc74..296294ad0dd8 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/setup.c
>> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/setup.c
>> @@ -402,9 +402,6 @@ static void __init memblock_x86_reserve_range_setup_data(void)
>>
>> #ifdef CONFIG_KEXEC_CORE
>>
>> -/* 16M alignment for crash kernel regions */
>> -#define CRASH_ALIGN SZ_16M
>> -
>> /*
>> * Keep the crash kernel below this limit.
>> *
>> @@ -530,7 +527,7 @@ static void __init reserve_crashkernel(void)
>>
>> start = memblock_find_in_range(crash_base,
>> crash_base + crash_size,
>> - crash_size, 1 << 20);
>> + crash_size, CRASH_ALIGN);
>> if (start != crash_base) {
>> pr_info("crashkernel reservation failed - memory is in use.\n");
>> return;
>> --
>> 2.20.1
>>
> Thanks
> Dave
>
>
> .
>


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