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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.14 023/159] mm/sparsemem: Allocate mem_section at runtime for CONFIG_SPARSEMEM_EXTREME=y
On 01/25/18 at 06:50pm, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> 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?

Thanks, Kirill.

Seems it doesn't work. I have some confusion about the process, will
send you a private mail.

Thanks
Baoquan
>
> 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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