Re: [PATCH] n_tty: use kmalloc() instead of vmalloc() to avoid crash on armada-xp

From: Stas Sergeev
Date: Wed Mar 11 2015 - 11:22:55 EST

11.03.2015 18:13, Gregory CLEMENT ÐÐÑÐÑ:
> 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.
OK but it seems I am loosing this region of _physical_ memory:

[ 0.000000] memory size = 0x1f0000000
[ 0.000000] memory.cnt = 0x2
[ 0.000000] memory[0x0] [0x00000000000000-0x000000efffffff],
0xf0000000 bytes
[ 0.000000] memory[0x1] [0x00000100000000-0x000001ffffffff],
0x100000000 bytes


As you can see, memory size is 0x1f0000000 instead of 0x20000000.
Why 256Mb are lost?
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