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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3.1 0/4] arm64: kexec,kdump: fix boot failures on acpi-only system
On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 02:12:23PM +0900, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 07:49:45AM +0200, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> > On 13 July 2018 at 02:34, AKASHI Takahiro <takahiro.akashi@linaro.org> wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 05:49:19PM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
> > >> Hi Akashi,
> > >>
> > >> On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 08:42:25AM +0900, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> > >> > This patch series is a set of bug fixes to address kexec/kdump
> > >> > failures which are sometimes observed on ACPI-only system and reported
> > >> > in LAK-ML before.
> > >>
> > >> I tried picking this up, along with Ard's fixup, but I'm seeing a build
> > >> failure for allmodconfig:
> > >>
> > >> arch/arm64/kernel/acpi.o: In function `__acpi_get_mem_attribute':
> > >> acpi.c:(.text+0x60): undefined reference to `efi_mem_attributes'
> > >>
> > >> I didn't investigate further. Please can you fix this?
> > >
> > > Because CONFIG_ACPI is on and CONFIG_EFI is off.
> > >
> > > This can happen in allmodconfig as CONFIG_EFI depends on
> > > !CONFIG_CPU_BIG_ENDIAN, which is actually on in this case.
> > >
> >
> > Allowing both CONFIG_ACPI and CONFIG_CPU_BIG_ENDIAN to be configured
> > makes no sense at all. Things will surely break if you start using BE
> > memory accesses while parsing ACPI tables.
> >
> > Allowing CONFIG_ACPI without CONFIG_EFI makes no sense either, since
> > on arm64, the only way to find the ACPI tables is through a UEFI
> > configuration table.
>
>
> Do you agree to this?

Yes; please post a new series which resolves these dependencies and includes
Ard's fixup from before.

Thanks,

Will

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