Re: [PATCH] x86/xen: enable early use of set_fixmap in 32-bit Xen PV guest
From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Mon Aug 20 2018 - 09:18:13 EST
On Fri, 17 Aug 2018, 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
^^^ That's missing the subject text
Other than that:
Reviewd-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>