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authorBernhard Walle <bwalle@suse.de>2008-02-07 00:15:17 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2008-02-07 08:42:25 -0800
commit72a7fe3967dbf86cb34e24fbf1d957fe24d2f246 (patch)
treec19f7d0b530577359840e959cce204939caf0649 /arch/alpha/kernel/core_irongate.c
parent25fad945a7f7ff2cf06e437381c6a1121784dbd9 (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-72a7fe3967dbf86cb34e24fbf1d957fe24d2f246.tar.gz
Introduce flags for reserve_bootmem()
This patchset adds a flags variable to reserve_bootmem() and uses the BOOTMEM_EXCLUSIVE flag in crashkernel reservation code to detect collisions between crashkernel area and already used memory. This patch: Change the reserve_bootmem() function to accept a new flag BOOTMEM_EXCLUSIVE. If that flag is set, the function returns with -EBUSY if the memory already has been reserved in the past. This is to avoid conflicts. Because that code runs before SMP initialisation, there's no race condition inside reserve_bootmem_core(). [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] [akpm@linux-foundation.org: fix powerpc build] Signed-off-by: Bernhard Walle <bwalle@suse.de> Cc: <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@in.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/alpha/kernel/core_irongate.c')
-rw-r--r--arch/alpha/kernel/core_irongate.c3
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/arch/alpha/kernel/core_irongate.c b/arch/alpha/kernel/core_irongate.c
index e4a0bcf1d28b..a872078497be 100644
--- a/arch/alpha/kernel/core_irongate.c
+++ b/arch/alpha/kernel/core_irongate.c
@@ -241,7 +241,8 @@ albacore_init_arch(void)
size / 1024);
}
#endif
- reserve_bootmem_node(NODE_DATA(0), pci_mem, memtop - pci_mem);
+ reserve_bootmem_node(NODE_DATA(0), pci_mem, memtop -
+ pci_mem, BOOTMEM_DEFAULT);
printk("irongate_init_arch: temporarily reserving "
"region %08lx-%08lx for PCI\n", pci_mem, memtop - 1);
}