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Date:   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:51:14 +0100
From:   Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>
To:     Lianbo Jiang <lijiang@...hat.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kexec@...ts.infradead.org,
        tglx@...utronix.de, mingo@...hat.com, akpm@...ux-foundation.org,
        dave.hansen@...ux.intel.com, luto@...nel.org, peterz@...radead.org,
        x86@...nel.org, hpa@...or.com, dyoung@...hat.com, bhe@...hat.com,
        Thomas.Lendacky@....com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3 v9] x86/mm: Change the examination condition to avoid
 confusion

On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 06:33:07PM +0800, Lianbo Jiang wrote:
> Following the commit <0e4c12b45aa8> ("x86/mm, resource: Use
> PAGE_KERNEL protection for ioremap of memory pages"),

The proper commit quotation format is done by adding this to your
.gitconfig:

[core]
        abbrev = 12
[alias]
        one = show -s --pretty='format:%h (\"%s\")'

and then doing:

$ git one <commit id>

which will give you

0e4c12b45aa8 ("x86/mm, resource: Use PAGE_KERNEL protection for ioremap of memory pages")

> here it is really checking for the 'IORES_DESC_ACPI_*' values.

Well, it is not really checking that.

> Therefore, it is necessary to change the examination condition
> to avoid confusion.

What confusion?

The justification for that change sounds really fishy.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

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