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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm/memtest: Add ARCH_USE_MEMTEST
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On 2/5/21 1:05 PM, Max Filippov wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2021 at 8:10 PM Anshuman Khandual
> <anshuman.khandual@arm.com> wrote:
>>
>> early_memtest() does not get called from all architectures. Hence enabling
>> CONFIG_MEMTEST and providing a valid memtest=[1..N] kernel command line
>> option might not trigger the memory pattern tests as would be expected in
>> normal circumstances. This situation is misleading.
>>
>> The change here prevents the above mentioned problem after introducing a
>> new config option ARCH_USE_MEMTEST that should be subscribed on platforms
>> that call early_memtest(), in order to enable the config CONFIG_MEMTEST.
>> Conversely CONFIG_MEMTEST cannot be enabled on platforms where it would
>> not be tested anyway.
>>
>> Cc: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>
>> Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
>> Cc: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
>> Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
>> Cc: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
>> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
>> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
>> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
>> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
>> Cc: Chris Zankel <chris@zankel.net>
>> Cc: Max Filippov <jcmvbkbc@gmail.com>
>> Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
>> Cc: linux-mips@vger.kernel.org
>> Cc: linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
>> Cc: linux-xtensa@linux-xtensa.org
>> Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org
>> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
>> Signed-off-by: Anshuman Khandual <anshuman.khandual@arm.com>
>> ---
>> This patch applies on v5.11-rc6 and has been tested on arm64 platform. But
>> it has been just build tested on all other platforms.
>>
>> arch/arm/Kconfig | 1 +
>> arch/arm64/Kconfig | 1 +
>> arch/mips/Kconfig | 1 +
>> arch/powerpc/Kconfig | 1 +
>> arch/x86/Kconfig | 1 +
>> arch/xtensa/Kconfig | 1 +
>> lib/Kconfig.debug | 9 ++++++++-
>> 7 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> Anshuman, entries in arch/*/Konfig files are sorted in alphabetical order,
> please keep them that way.

Sure, will fix up and resend.

>
> Reviewed-by: Max Filippov <jcmvbkbc@gmail.com>
>

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