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Date:   Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:32:41 +0100
From:   Borislav Petkov <>
To:     Dave Young <>
Cc:, Jerry Hoemann <>,, Randy Dunlap <>,,,
        Pingfan Liu <>,
        Mike Rapoport <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCHv7] x86/kdump: bugfix, make the behavior of crashkernel=X
 consistent with kaslr

On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 09:48:20AM +0800, Dave Young wrote:
> It is ideal if kernel can do it automatically, but I'm not sure if
> kernel can predict the swiotlb reserved size automatically.

Do you see how even more absurd this gets?

If the kernel cannot know the swiotlb reserved size automatically, how
is the normal user even supposed to know?!

I see swiotlb_size_or_default() so we have a sane default which we fall
back to. Now where's the problem with that?


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