Re: [PATCH] n_tty: use kmalloc() instead of vmalloc() to avoid crash on armada-xp
From: Gregory CLEMENT
Date: Wed Mar 11 2015 - 11:14:54 EST
On 11/03/2015 16:01, Stas Sergeev wrote:
> 11.03.2015 16:14, Russell King - ARM Linux ÐÐÑÐÑ:
>> On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 01:44:57PM +0100, Gregory CLEMENT wrote:
>>> Hi Stas,
>>> On 10/03/2015 17:54, Stas Sergeev wrote:
>>>> Hello, the patch below is needed for a successful boot on armada-xp.
>>> I am really surprised by this patch because I used the Armada XP based
>>> board in a daily base and I never saw this issue.
>> Can you provide some details about your board - does it have 8GB of
>> memory, ranging from 0-0xf0000000, and 4G-8G ?
> I wonder about this 256Mb memory hole.
This is where the SoC registers are.
> There is only one dimm for whole 8Gb.
> It seems 0xf000000-0xffffffff is used for PCI though:
> 0xf3000000-0xf303ffff 64bit]
> [ 119.290027] pci 0000:00:00.0: BAR 2: set to [mem
> 0xf3000000-0xf303ffff 64bit] (PCI address [0xf3000000-0xf303ffff])
> [ 119.300509] pci 0000:00:00.0: BAR 0: assigned [mem
> 0xf3040000-0xf305ffff 64bit]
> [ 119.307883] pci 0000:00:00.0: BAR 0: set to [mem
> 0xf3040000-0xf305ffff 64bit] (PCI address [0xf3040000-0xf305ffff])
> [ 119.318367] pci 0000:00:00.0: BAR 6: assigned [mem
> 0xf3060000-0xf306ffff pref]
> Does this mean that the 256Mb of physical memory is
> completely unaccessable on this board?
Gregory Clement, Free Electrons
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