Re: [PATCH RFC 2/2] ARM: nommu: remap exception base address to RAM
From: Afzal Mohammed
Date: Tue Dec 13 2016 - 13:36:01 EST
On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 10:02:26AM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 11, 2016 at 06:42:55PM +0530, Afzal Mohammed wrote:
> > bic r0, r0, #CR_V
> > #endif
> > mcr p15, 0, r0, c1, c0, 0 @ write control reg
> > +
> > +#ifdef CONFIG_REMAP_VECTORS_TO_RAM
> > + mov r3, #CONFIG_VECTORS_BASE @ read VECTORS_BASE
> > + mcr p15, 0, r3, c12, c0, 0 @ write to VBAR
> > +#endif
> > +
> Is there really any need to do this in head.S ?
Seeing the high vector configuration done here, pounced upon it :)
> I believe it's
> entirely possible to do it later - arch/arm/mm/nommu.c:paging_init().
> Also, if the region setup for the vectors was moved as well, it would
> then be possible to check the ID registers to determine whether this
> is supported, and make the decision where to locate the vectors base
> more dynamically.
i will look into it.