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Date:   Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:37:48 -0800 (PST)
From:   Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@...ive.com>
To:     anup@...infault.org
CC:     Anup Patel <Anup.Patel@....com>, aou@...s.berkeley.edu,
        Atish Patra <Atish.Patra@....com>,
        Paul Walmsley <paul.walmsley@...ive.com>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
        linux-riscv@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject:     Re: [PATCH v2 0/6] Fixmap support and MM cleanups

On Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:21:43 PST (-0800), anup@...infault.org wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 4:45 AM Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@...ive.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Sat, 19 Jan 2019 05:27:53 PST (-0800), Anup Patel wrote:
>> > This patchset does:
>> > 1. Moves MM related code from kernel/setup.c to mm/init.c
>> > 2. Implements compile-time fixed mappings
>> >
>> > Using fixed mappings available, we can now get earlyprints
>> > even without SBI calls. For example, we can use kernel
>> > parameter "earlycon=uart8250,mmio,0x10000000" to get early
>> > prints on QEMU virt machine without using SBI calls.
>> >
>> > The patchset is tested on QEMU virt machine. It is based on
>> > Linux-5.0-rc2 and can be found at riscv_fixmap_v2 branch of:
>> > https://github.com/avpatel/linux.git.
>> >
>> > Changes since v1:
>> >  - Use more characters per line in changelog of PATCH3
>> >  - Removed #ifndef __ASSEMBLY__ from PATCH5
>> >  - Use more characters per line in commets of PATCH5
>> >  - Added PATCH6 to implement keepinitrd kernel parameter
>> >
>> > Anup Patel (6):
>> >   RISC-V: Move free_initrd_mem() to kernel/setup.c
>> >   RISC-V: Setup init_mm before parse_early_param()
>> >   RISC-V: Move setup_bootmem() to mm/init.c
>> >   RISC-V: Move setup_vm() to mm/init.c
>> >   RISC-V: Implement compile-time fixed mappings
>> >   RISC-V: Implement keepinitrd kernel parameter
>> >
>> >  arch/riscv/Kconfig               |   3 +
>> >  arch/riscv/include/asm/fixmap.h  |  44 +++++++++++
>> >  arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h |   1 +
>> >  arch/riscv/kernel/setup.c        | 114 ++++++----------------------
>> >  arch/riscv/mm/init.c             | 124 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>> >  5 files changed, 189 insertions(+), 97 deletions(-)
>> >  create mode 100644 arch/riscv/include/asm/fixmap.h
>>
>> I'm getting some git issue when trying to merge the third patch via email
>>
>>     $ mhng-pipe-show_stdout 4 | git am -s
>>     Applying: RISC-V: Move setup_bootmem() to mm/init.c
>>     error: patch failed: arch/riscv/kernel/setup.c:163
>>     error: arch/riscv/kernel/setup.c: patch does not apply
>>     Patch failed at 0001 RISC-V: Move setup_bootmem() to mm/init.c
>>     Use 'git am --show-current-patch' to see the failed patch
>>     When you have resolved this problem, run "git am --continue".
>>     If you prefer to skip this patch, run "git am --skip" instead.
>>     To restore the original branch and stop patching, run "git am --abort".
>>
>> can you send a PR with a signed tag?  I'll include this as part of the next
>> merge window.
>>
>> Reviewed-by: Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@...ive.com>
>
> Okay, I will prepare a PR with following patchsets:
> 1. Fixmap support and MM cleanups (Author: Anup Patel)
> 2. riscv: minor fixes and cleanups (Author: Johan Hovold)
> 3. RISC-V related changes from "Various SMP related fixes" (Author: Atish Patra)
>
> All above patchsets touch same source files so this will
> help you.

Thanks.  There's also a handful of comments from Christoph that I agree with 
about the keepinitrd stuff.

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