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Re: [[PATCH]] mips: Fix switch to NO_BOOTMEM for SGI-IP27/loongons3 NUMA





On November 8, 2018 6:52:17 PM GMT+02:00, Thomas Bogendoerfer <tbogendoerfer@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>On Thu, 8 Nov 2018 18:18:23 +0200
>Mike Rapoport <rppt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 03:44:28PM +0100, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
>> > Commit bcec54bf3118 ("mips: switch to NO_BOOTMEM") broke SGI-IP27
>> > and NUMA enabled loongson3 by doing memblock_set_current_limit()
>> > before max_low_pfn has been evaluated. Both platforms need to do
>the
>> > memblock_set_current_limit() in platform specific code. For
>> > consistency the call to memblock_set_current_limit() is moved
>> > to the common bootmem_init(), where max_low_pfn is calculated
>> > for non NUMA enabled platforms.
>> [..]
>> 
>> As for SGI-IP27, the initialization of max_low_pfn as late as in
>> paging_init() seems to be broken because it's value is used in
>> arch_mem_init() and in finalize_initrd() anyway.
>
>well, the patch is tested on real hardware and the first caller of
>a memblock_alloc* function is in a function called by
>free_area_init_nodes().
 
Then, apparently, I've missed something else.
The Onyx2 I worked on is dead for a couple of years now ;-)

>> AFAIU, both platforms set max_low_pfn to last available pfn, so it
>seems we
>> can simply do
>> 
>> 	max_low_pfn = PFN_PHYS(memblock_end_of_DRAM())
>>

Should have been PHYS_PFN, sorry.

>> in the prom_meminit() function for both platforms and drop the loop
>> evaluating max_low_pfn in paging_init().
>
>sounds like a better plan. I'll prepare a new patch.
>
>Thomas.

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