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Date:   Thu, 21 May 2020 17:38:05 +0800
From:   Chen Zhou <chenzhou10@...wei.com>
To:     <tglx@...utronix.de>, <mingo@...hat.com>,
        <catalin.marinas@....com>, <will@...nel.org>, <dyoung@...hat.com>,
        <bhe@...hat.com>, <robh+dt@...nel.org>
CC:     <arnd@...db.de>, <John.p.donnelly@...cle.com>,
        <pkushwaha@...vell.com>, <horms@...ge.net.au>,
        <guohanjun@...wei.com>, <chenzhou10@...wei.com>,
        <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
        <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>, <linux-doc@...r.kernel.org>,
        <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, <kexec@...ts.infradead.org>
Subject: [PATCH v8 5/5] dt-bindings: chosen: Document linux,low-memory-range for arm64 kdump

Add documentation for DT property used by arm64 kdump:
linux,low-memory-range.
"linux,low-memory-range" is an another memory region used for crash
dump kernel devices.

Signed-off-by: Chen Zhou <chenzhou10@...wei.com>
---
 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt | 25 ++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 25 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
index 45e79172a646..bfe6fb6976e6 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
@@ -103,6 +103,31 @@ While this property does not represent a real hardware, the address
 and the size are expressed in #address-cells and #size-cells,
 respectively, of the root node.
 
+linux,low-memory-range
+----------------------
+This property (arm64 only) holds a base address and size, describing a
+limited region below 4G. Similar to "linux,usable-memory-range", it is
+an another memory range which may be considered available for use by the
+kernel.
+
+e.g.
+
+/ {
+	chosen {
+		linux,low-memory-range = <0x0 0x70000000 0x0 0x10000000>;
+		linux,usable-memory-range = <0x202f 0xc0000000 0x0 0x40000000>;
+	};
+};
+
+The main usage is for crash dump kernel devices when reserving crashkernel
+above 4G. When reserving crashkernel above 4G, there may be two crash kernel
+regions, one is below 4G, the other is above 4G. In order to distinct from
+the high region, use this property to pass the low region.
+
+While this property does not represent a real hardware, the address
+and the size are expressed in #address-cells and #size-cells,
+respectively, of the root node.
+
 linux,elfcorehdr
 ----------------
 
-- 
2.20.1

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