Re: [PATCH] arm64: Disallow combination of ARCH_XGENE and 16K page size
From: Catalin Marinas
Date: Thu Jan 28 2016 - 05:34:58 EST
On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 04:10:30PM -0700, dann frazier wrote:
> 16K page size is an optional feature of the architecture, and is not
> supported by the X-Gene SoC family.
> Signed-off-by: dann frazier <dann.frazier@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> arch/arm64/Kconfig.platforms | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig.platforms b/arch/arm64/Kconfig.platforms
> index 21074f6..b241290 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig.platforms
> +++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig.platforms
> @@ -133,6 +133,7 @@ config ARCH_VEXPRESS
> config ARCH_XGENE
> bool "AppliedMicro X-Gene SOC Family"
> + depends on !ARM64_16K_PAGES
> This enables support for AppliedMicro X-Gene SOC Family
This would be the case on Juno as well. But maybe at some point the
X-Gene family would gain a CPU with such support.
Anyway, I would rather make 16K pages depend on EXPERT, make it a bit
harder to enable. We've had a few questions recently about enabling it
on CPUs that don't have such feature.