Re: [PATCH] ARM: fix bug which VMALLOC_START is lowwer than 0xf0000000

From: Russell King - ARM Linux
Date: Thu Sep 03 2015 - 04:00:41 EST

On Thu, Sep 03, 2015 at 11:24:47AM +0900, Yongtaek Lee wrote:
> default value of vmalloc_min was set 0xf0000000 for ARM by commit
> 0536bdf3. But actually vmalloc_min is 0xef800000 not 0xf0000000.
> 0xff000000 - 0x0f000000 - 0x00800000 = 0xef800000
> In case of 768MB ram without CONFIG_HIGHMEM=y, last 8MB could not be
> allocated. Kernel log also print out warning message as below.
> "Truncating RAM at 80000000-afffffff to -af7fffff (vmalloc region overlap)."
> Although it could be solved by state "vmalloc=size" in cmdline but i think
> it would be better to change default value to 232 from 240.
> Signed-off-by: Yongtaek Lee <ytk.lee@xxxxxxxxxxx>

I fail to see what the problem is here. You're adjusting the size of the
vmalloc space to accomodate the size of RAM you have. That's not a bug.

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