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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.14 023/159] mm/sparsemem: Allocate mem_section at runtime for CONFIG_SPARSEMEM_EXTREME=y
On Wed, Jan 17, 2018 at 01:24:54PM +0800, Baoquan He wrote:
> Hi Kirill,
>
> I setup qemu 2.9.0 to test 5-level on kexec/kdump support. While both
> kexec and kdump reset to BIOS immediately after triggering. I saw your
> patch adding 5-level paging support for kexec. Wonder if your test
> succeeded to jump into kexec/kdump kernel, and what else I need to
> make it. By the way, I just tested the latest upstream kernel.
>
> commit 7f6890418 x86/kexec: Add 5-level paging support
>
> [ ~]$ qemu-system-x86_64 --version
> QEMU emulator version 2.9.0(qemu-2.9.0-1.fc26.1)
> Copyright (c) 2003-2017 Fabrice Bellard and the QEMU Project developers

Sorry for delay.

I didn't tested it in 5-level paging mode :-/

The patch below helps in my case. Could you test it?

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/relocate_kernel_64.S b/arch/x86/kernel/relocate_kernel_64.S
index 307d3bac5f04..65a98cf2307d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/relocate_kernel_64.S
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/relocate_kernel_64.S
@@ -126,8 +126,12 @@ identity_mapped:
/*
* Set cr4 to a known state:
* - physical address extension enabled
+ * - 5-level paging, if enabled
*/
movl $X86_CR4_PAE, %eax
+#ifdef CONFIG_X86_5LEVEL
+ orl $X86_CR4_LA57, %eax
+#endif
movq %rax, %cr4

jmp 1f
--
Kirill A. Shutemov
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