Re: [PATCH RESEND] x86/xen: enable early use of set_fixmap in 32-bit Xen PV guest
From: Juergen Gross
Date: Mon Aug 20 2018 - 13:05:44 EST
On 20/08/18 18:56, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
> On 08/20/2018 11:24 AM, Juergen Gross wrote:
>> Commit 7b25b9cb0dad83 ("x86/xen/time: Initialize pv xen time in
>> init_hypervisor_platform()") moved the mapping of the shared info area
>> before pagetable_init(). This breaks booting as 32-bit PV guest as the
>> use of set_fixmap isn't possible at this time on 32-bit.
>> This can be worked around by populating the needed PMD on 32-bit
>> kernel earlier.
>> In order not to reimplement populate_extra_pte() using extend_brk()
>> for allocating new page tables extend alloc_low_pages() to do that in
>> case the early page table pool is not yet available.
>> Fixes: 7b25b9cb0dad83 ("x86/xen/time: Initialize pv xen time in init_hypervisor_platform()")
>> Signed-off-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@xxxxxxxx>
>> Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Resending with corrected Fixes: tag
>> Boris, please take this via the Xen tree (Thomas asked us to do so)
> Sure, but we will need to rebase to the latest bits, so you will have to
> explain yourself to Linus ;-)
NP for me. At least I hope so. :-)