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Bug 235030 - kexec fails on PlayStation 3
Summary: kexec fails on PlayStation 3
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kexec-tools
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Neil Horman
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Blocks: 235611
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-04-03 14:14 UTC by David Woodhouse
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-04-14 19:56:59 UTC
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Sony patch for rmo_top. (695 bytes, patch)
2007-04-03 14:14 UTC, David Woodhouse
no flags Details | Diff

Description David Woodhouse 2007-04-03 14:14:07 UTC
We need to limit rmo_top to 0x07c00000 on PS3. Sony's version of kexec-tools, at
 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/geoff/cell/ps3-linux-distro-kit-20061208/src/kexec-tools-1.101-4.src.rpm
  
 has the attached patch. (There are a couple of other alignment-related patches
in there too), which may warrant investigation).

Shouldn't the running kernel export this information directly, instead of making
us guess? Surely _it_ knows?

Comment 1 David Woodhouse 2007-04-03 14:14:07 UTC
Created attachment 151564 [details]
Sony patch for rmo_top.

Comment 2 Neil Horman 2007-04-10 15:12:05 UTC
fixed in -66.fc7.  Thanks!

Since we've ripped out the platform determination code (since its not overly
reliable), I'm just going to reduce the max rmo_top value to 0x7c000000UL for
now.  Being rawhide, If that has any adverse affects on anything else, we'll
catch it early and be able to come up with something better.




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