Re: ARM: dts: exynos: Add MFC memory banks for Peach boards

From: Javier Martinez Canillas
Date: Thu May 26 2016 - 08:14:55 EST

Hello Pankaj,

On 05/26/2016 05:10 AM, pankaj.dubey wrote:


>>> [ 0.000000] Kernel command line: cros_legacy console=ttySAC3,115200
>>> debug earlyprintk cros_debug no_console_suspend root=/dev/ram0 rw
>>> ramdisk=32768 initrd=0x42000000,3
>>> 2M
>> I see that you are loading an initrd at 0x42000000 with size of 32 MiB.
>> [...]
>>> [ 1.121421] Trying to unpack rootfs image as initramfs...
>>> [ 1.126940] rootfs image is not initramfs (junk in compressed
>>> archive); looks like an initrd
>>> [ 1.160139] Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address
>>> e3000000
>> So I wonder if the problem is that the memblock_remove() is called very
>> early and so the kernel is not able to copy the initrd from 0x42000000
>> to 0x44000000 since overlaps with the mfc-r mem (0x43000000-0x43800000).
>> Specially since the NULL pointer dereference below happens in the
>> populate_rootfs() function when calling xwrite() to do the copy.
>> Could you please try to change the load address for your initrd, or
>> change the mfc-r start address to see if that prevents the issue?
> Yes, you are correct. This was the case.
> I changed initrd location from 0x42000000 to 0x44000000, and it is able
> to boot without any crash.

Great, good to confirm that this was causing your boot failure.

> Thanks,
> Pankaj Dubey

Best regards,
Javier Martinez Canillas
Open Source Group
Samsung Research America