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SubjectRe: [PATCH] powerpc/pseries: Don't give a warning when HPT resizing isn't available
David Gibson <> writes:

> As of 438cc81a41 "powerpc/pseries: Automatically resize HPT for memory hot
> add/remove" when running on the pseries platform, we always attempt to
> use the PAPR extension to resize the hashed page table (HPT) when we add
> or remove memory.
> This is fine, but when the extension is available we'll give a harmless,
> but scary warning. This patch suppresses the warning in this case. It
> will still warn if the feature is supposed to be available, but didn't
> work.
> Signed-off-by: David Gibson <>
> ---
> arch/powerpc/mm/hash_utils_64.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> Kind of cosmetic, but getting an error message on every memory hot
> plug/unplug attempt if your host doesn't support HPT resizing is
> pretty ugly. So I think this is a candidate for quick inclusion.

Yeah thanks, I forgot I was going to send a patch for it.

I was thinking of doing the following instead, or maybe we can do both?

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/lpar.c b/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/lpar.c
index 251060cf1713..8b1fe895daa3 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/lpar.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/lpar.c
@@ -751,7 +751,9 @@ void __init hpte_init_pseries(void)
mmu_hash_ops.flush_hash_range = pSeries_lpar_flush_hash_range;
mmu_hash_ops.hpte_clear_all = pseries_hpte_clear_all;
mmu_hash_ops.hugepage_invalidate = pSeries_lpar_hugepage_invalidate;
- mmu_hash_ops.resize_hpt = pseries_lpar_resize_hpt;
+ if (firmware_has_feature(FW_FEATURE_HPT_RESIZE))
+ mmu_hash_ops.resize_hpt = pseries_lpar_resize_hpt;

void radix_init_pseries(void)


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