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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3.1 0/4] arm64: kexec,kdump: fix boot failures on acpi-only system
Hi Will,

On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 7:05 PM, Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com> wrote:
> 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.

I see that Akashi has already posted a v4 here with the suggested fixes:
https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/7/22/321

Thanks,
Bhupesh

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