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

From: Stas Sergeev
Date: Wed Mar 11 2015 - 14:39:14 EST

11.03.2015 21:11, Thomas Petazzoni ÐÐÑÐÑ:
> Dear Stas Sergeev,
> On Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:56:50 +0300, Stas Sergeev wrote:
>> It doesn't look like it works as intended.
>> Got the crash below.
>> Please note the mappings beyond 0xe0000000, so I wonder if
>> the option worked as expected?
> Are you sure you're not confusing virtual addresses and physical
> addresses?
OK, so I changed Russel's printk to the following way:

+printk("vmalloc: mapping page %p (0x%08lx000) at 0x%08lx 0x%08zx\n",
+ page, page_to_pfn(page), addr, __pa(addr));

(added __pa(addr)) and now I hope I am seeing the physical
addresses at the last column:

[ 19.023836] vmalloc: mapping page ef7f1fa0 (0x000bfc7d000) at
0xf04a3000 0x304a3000
[ 19.031515] vmalloc: mapping page ef7f3360 (0x000bfd1b000) at
0xf04a4000 0x304a4000
[ 19.039221] vmalloc: mapping page ef7f18e0 (0x000bfc47000) at
0xf04a5000 0x304a5000

and they do not exceed mem= option.
Not sure though if this was the right thing to do though. :)

Anyway, with mem=0xc000000 it seems to boot, so many
thanks to everyone!

I'll check the value of the register 0xf1020254 tomorrow and will post back.
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