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SubjectRE: [PATCH] ARM: Add support for Realtek SOC
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> Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: Add support for Realtek SOC
>
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 5:17 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 9:46 AM James Tai[戴志峰]
> <james.tai@realtek.com> wrote:
> > > > Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: Add support for Realtek SOC
> >
> > > > > @@ -148,6 +148,7 @@ endif
> > > > > textofs-$(CONFIG_ARCH_MSM8X60) := 0x00208000
> > > > > textofs-$(CONFIG_ARCH_MSM8960) := 0x00208000
> > > > > textofs-$(CONFIG_ARCH_MESON) := 0x00208000
> > > > > +textofs-$(CONFIG_ARCH_REALTEK) := 0x00208000
> > > > > textofs-$(CONFIG_ARCH_AXXIA) := 0x00308000
> > > >
> > > > Can you explain why this is needed for your platform?
> > > >
> > > We need to reserve memory (0x00000000 ~ 0x001B0000) for rom and boot
> code.
> >
> > Ok.
>
>
> I do not like this much.
>
> This platform is ARCH_MULTI_V7.
>
> ARM_PATCH_PHYS_VIRT allows you to place the kernel image anywhere in
> memory as long as the base is aligned at 16MB.
>
> The minimum 'textofs-y := 0x0008000' + extra 16MB offset will create a space
> (0x00000000 ~ 0x01008000).
>
> This is more than needed, but it is not a big deal to waste some megabytes of
> memory.
>

OK. I understand.

> --
> Best Regards
> Masahiro Yamada
>
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