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Date:   Wed, 29 Sep 2021 22:44:23 -0400
From:   Pasha Tatashin <pasha.tatashin@...een.com>
To:     Will Deacon <will@...nel.org>
Cc:     James Morris <jmorris@...ei.org>, Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>,
        "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>,
        kexec mailing list <kexec@...ts.infradead.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
        Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>,
        Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
        Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>,
        James Morse <james.morse@....com>,
        Vladimir Murzin <vladimir.murzin@....com>,
        Matthias Brugger <matthias.bgg@...il.com>,
        linux-mm <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>, steve.capper@....com,
        rfontana@...hat.com, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Selin Dag <selindag@...il.com>,
        Tyler Hicks <tyhicks@...ux.microsoft.com>,
        Pingfan Liu <kernelfans@...il.com>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        madvenka@...ux.microsoft.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v17 05/15] arm64: kexec: skip relocation code for inplace kexec

Hi Will,

> > +             cpu_install_idmap();
> > +             restart = (void *)__pa_symbol(function_nocfi(__cpu_soft_restart));
> > +             restart(is_hyp_nvhe(), kimage->start, kimage->arch.dtb_mem,
> > +                     0, 0);
>
> Why can't you call:
>
>         cpu_soft_restart(kimage->start, kimage->arch.dtb_mem, 0, 0);
>
> here instead of open-coding it?

This is part of a cleanup to remove cpu_soft_restart() wrapper and the
header file that contains it. The wrapper is simple enough and has
only one call site. It makes more sense to do what is needed directly
from machine_kexec().

Pasha

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