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Date:   Wed, 27 Feb 2019 06:47:59 +0000
From:   Diana Madalina Craciun <diana.craciun@....com>
To:     Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@....fr>,
        Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>,
        Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>,
        Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>
CC:     "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org" <linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc/fsl: Fix the flush of branch predictor.

Reviewed-by: Diana Craciun <diana.craciun@....com>

Thanks for fixing it!

On 2/26/2019 8:18 PM, Christophe Leroy wrote:
> The commit identified below adds MC_BTB_FLUSH macro only when
> CONFIG_PPC_FSL_BOOK3E is defined. This results in the following error
> on some configs (seen several times with kisskb randconfig_defconfig)
>
> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64e.S:576: Error: Unrecognized opcode: `mc_btb_flush'
> make[3]: *** [scripts/Makefile.build:367: arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64e.o] Error 1
> make[2]: *** [scripts/Makefile.build:492: arch/powerpc/kernel] Error 2
> make[1]: *** [Makefile:1043: arch/powerpc] Error 2
> make: *** [Makefile:152: sub-make] Error 2
>
> This patch adds a blank definition of MC_BTB_FLUSH for other cases.
>
> Fixes: 10c5e83afd4a ("powerpc/fsl: Flush the branch predictor at each kernel entry (64bit)")
> Cc: Diana Craciun <diana.craciun@....com>
> Signed-off-by: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@....fr>
> ---
>  arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64e.S | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64e.S b/arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64e.S
> index 4549ce8d4637..49381f32b374 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64e.S
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64e.S
> @@ -338,6 +338,7 @@ ret_from_mc_except:
>  #define GEN_BTB_FLUSH
>  #define CRIT_BTB_FLUSH
>  #define DBG_BTB_FLUSH
> +#define MC_BTB_FLUSH
>  #define GDBELL_BTB_FLUSH
>  #endif
>  


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