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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2016-07-30 21:01:36 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2016-07-30 21:01:36 -0700
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Merge tag 'powerpc-4.8-1' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/powerpc/linux
Pull powerpc updates from Michael Ellerman: "Highlights: - PowerNV PCI hotplug support. - Lots more Power9 support. - eBPF JIT support on ppc64le. - Lots of cxl updates. - Boot code consolidation. Bug fixes: - Fix spin_unlock_wait() from Boqun Feng - Fix stack pointer corruption in __tm_recheckpoint() from Michael Neuling - Fix multiple bugs in memory_hotplug_max() from Bharata B Rao - mm: Ensure "special" zones are empty from Oliver O'Halloran - ftrace: Separate the heuristics for checking call sites from Michael Ellerman - modules: Never restore r2 for a mprofile-kernel style mcount() call from Michael Ellerman - Fix endianness when reading TCEs from Alexey Kardashevskiy - start rtasd before PCI probing from Greg Kurz - PCI: rpaphp: Fix slot registration for multiple slots under a PHB from Tyrel Datwyler - powerpc/mm: Add memory barrier in __hugepte_alloc() from Sukadev Bhattiprolu Cleanups & fixes: - Drop support for MPIC in pseries from Rashmica Gupta - Define and use PPC64_ELF_ABI_v2/v1 from Michael Ellerman - Remove unused symbols in asm-offsets.c from Rashmica Gupta - Fix SRIOV not building without EEH enabled from Russell Currey - Remove kretprobe_trampoline_holder from Thiago Jung Bauermann - Reduce log level of PCI I/O space warning from Benjamin Herrenschmidt - Add array bounds checking to crash_shutdown_handlers from Suraj Jitindar Singh - Avoid -maltivec when using clang integrated assembler from Anton Blanchard - Fix array overrun in ppc_rtas() syscall from Andrew Donnellan - Fix error return value in cmm_mem_going_offline() from Rasmus Villemoes - export cpu_to_core_id() from Mauricio Faria de Oliveira - Remove old symbols from defconfigs from Andrew Donnellan - Update obsolete comments in setup_32.c about entry conditions from Benjamin Herrenschmidt - Add comment explaining the purpose of setup_kdump_trampoline() from Benjamin Herrenschmidt - Merge the RELOCATABLE config entries for ppc32 and ppc64 from Kevin Hao - Remove RELOCATABLE_PPC32 from Kevin Hao - Fix .long's in tlb-radix.c to more meaningful from Balbir Singh Minor cleanups & fixes: - Andrew Donnellan, Anna-Maria Gleixner, Anton Blanchard, Benjamin Herrenschmidt, Bharata B Rao, Christophe Leroy, Colin Ian King, Geliang Tang, Greg Kurz, Madhavan Srinivasan, Michael Ellerman, Michael Ellerman, Stephen Rothwell, Stewart Smith. Freescale updates from Scott: - "Highlights include more 8xx optimizations, device tree updates, and MVME7100 support." PowerNV PCI hotplug from Gavin Shan: - PCI: Add pcibios_setup_bridge() - Override pcibios_setup_bridge() - Remove PCI_RESET_DELAY_US - Move pnv_pci_ioda_setup_opal_tce_kill() around - Increase PE# capacity - Allocate PE# in reverse order - Create PEs in pcibios_setup_bridge() - Setup PE for root bus - Extend PCI bridge resources - Make pnv_ioda_deconfigure_pe() visible - Dynamically release PE - Update bridge windows on PCI plug - Delay populating pdn - Support PCI slot ID - Use PCI slot reset infrastructure - Introduce pnv_pci_get_slot_id() - Functions to get/set PCI slot state - PCI/hotplug: PowerPC PowerNV PCI hotplug driver - Print correct PHB type names Power9 idle support from Shreyas B. Prabhu: - set power_save func after the idle states are initialized - Use PNV_THREAD_WINKLE macro while requesting for winkle - make hypervisor state restore a function - Rename idle_power7.S to idle_book3s.S - Rename reusable idle functions to hardware agnostic names - Make pnv_powersave_common more generic - abstraction for saving SPRs before entering deep idle states - Add platform support for stop instruction - cpuidle/powernv: Use CPUIDLE_STATE_MAX instead of MAX_POWERNV_IDLE_STATES - cpuidle/powernv: cleanup cpuidle-powernv.c - cpuidle/powernv: Add support for POWER ISA v3 idle states - Use deepest stop state when cpu is offlined Power9 PMU from Madhavan Srinivasan: - factor out power8 pmu macros and defines - factor out power8 pmu functions - factor out power8 __init_pmu code - Add power9 event list macros for generic and cache events - Power9 PMU support - Export Power9 generic and cache events to sysfs Power9 preliminary interrupt & PCI support from Benjamin Herrenschmidt: - Add XICS emulation APIs - Move a few exception common handlers to make room - Add support for HV virtualization interrupts - Add mechanism to force a replay of interrupts - Add ICP OPAL backend - Discover IODA3 PHBs - pci: Remove obsolete SW invalidate - opal: Add real mode call wrappers - Rename TCE invalidation calls - Remove SWINV constants and obsolete TCE code - Rework accessing the TCE invalidate register - Fallback to OPAL for TCE invalidations - Use the device-tree to get available range of M64's - Check status of a PHB before using it - pci: Don't try to allocate resources that will be reassigned Other Power9: - Send SIGBUS on unaligned copy and paste from Chris Smart - Large Decrementer support from Oliver O'Halloran - Load Monitor Register Support from Jack Miller Performance improvements from Anton Blanchard: - Avoid load hit store in __giveup_fpu() and __giveup_altivec() - Avoid load hit store in setup_sigcontext() - Remove assembly versions of strcpy, strcat, strlen and strcmp - Align hot loops of some string functions eBPF JIT from Naveen N. Rao: - Fix/enhance 32-bit Load Immediate implementation - Optimize 64-bit Immediate loads - Introduce rotate immediate instructions - A few cleanups - Isolate classic BPF JIT specifics into a separate header - Implement JIT compiler for extended BPF Operator Panel driver from Suraj Jitindar Singh: - devicetree/bindings: Add binding for operator panel on FSP machines - Add inline function to get rc from an ASYNC_COMP opal_msg - Add driver for operator panel on FSP machines Sparse fixes from Daniel Axtens: - make some things static - Introduce asm-prototypes.h - Include headers containing prototypes - Use #ifdef __BIG_ENDIAN__ #else for REG_BYTE - kvm: Clarify __user annotations - Pass endianness to sparse - Make ppc_md.{halt, restart} __noreturn MM fixes & cleanups from Aneesh Kumar K.V: - radix: Update LPCR HR bit as per ISA - use _raw variant of page table accessors - Compile out radix related functions if RADIX_MMU is disabled - Clear top 16 bits of va only on older cpus - Print formation regarding the the MMU mode - hash: Update SDR1 size encoding as documented in ISA 3.0 - radix: Update PID switch sequence - radix: Update machine call back to support new HCALL. - radix: Add LPID based tlb flush helpers - radix: Add a kernel command line to disable radix - Cleanup LPCR defines Boot code consolidation from Benjamin Herrenschmidt: - Move epapr_paravirt_early_init() to early_init_devtree() - cell: Don't use flat device-tree after boot - ge_imp3a: Don't use the flat device-tree after boot - mpc85xx_ds: Don't use the flat device-tree after boot - mpc85xx_rdb: Don't use the flat device-tree after boot - Don't test for machine type in rtas_initialize() - Don't test for machine type in smp_setup_cpu_maps() - dt: Add of_device_compatible_match() - Factor do_feature_fixup calls - Move 64-bit feature fixup earlier - Move 64-bit memory reserves to setup_arch() - Use a cachable DART - Move FW feature probing out of pseries probe() - Put exception configuration in a common place - Remove early allocation of the SMU command buffer - Move MMU backend selection out of platform code - pasemi: Remove IOBMAP allocation from platform probe() - mm/hash: Don't use machine_is() early during boot - Don't test for machine type to detect HEA special case - pmac: Remove spurrious machine type test - Move hash table ops to a separate structure - Ensure that ppc_md is empty before probing for machine type - Move 64-bit probe_machine() to later in the boot process - Move 32-bit probe() machine to later in the boot process - Get rid of ppc_md.init_early() - Move the boot time info banner to a separate function - Move setting of {i,d}cache_bsize to initialize_cache_info() - Move the content of setup_system() to setup_arch() - Move cache info inits to a separate function - Re-order the call to smp_setup_cpu_maps() - Re-order setup_panic() - Make a few boot functions __init - Merge 32-bit and 64-bit setup_arch() Other new features: - tty/hvc: Use IRQF_SHARED for OPAL hvc consoles from Sam Mendoza-Jonas - tty/hvc: Use opal irqchip interface if available from Sam Mendoza-Jonas - powerpc: Add module autoloading based on CPU features from Alastair D'Silva - crypto: vmx - Convert to CPU feature based module autoloading from Alastair D'Silva - Wake up kopald polling thread before waiting for events from Benjamin Herrenschmidt - xmon: Dump ISA 2.06 SPRs from Michael Ellerman - xmon: Dump ISA 2.07 SPRs from Michael Ellerman - Add a parameter to disable 1TB segs from Oliver O'Halloran - powerpc/boot: Add OPAL console to epapr wrappers from Oliver O'Halloran - Assign fixed PHB number based on device-tree properties from Guilherme G. Piccoli - pseries: Add pseries hotplug workqueue from John Allen - pseries: Add support for hotplug interrupt source from John Allen - pseries: Use kernel hotplug queue for PowerVM hotplug events from John Allen - pseries: Move property cloning into its own routine from Nathan Fontenot - pseries: Dynamic add entires to associativity lookup array from Nathan Fontenot - pseries: Auto-online hotplugged memory from Nathan Fontenot - pseries: Remove call to memblock_add() from Nathan Fontenot cxl: - Add set and get private data to context struct from Michael Neuling - make base more explicitly non-modular from Paul Gortmaker - Use for_each_compatible_node() macro from Wei Yongjun - Frederic Barrat - Abstract the differences between the PSL and XSL - Make vPHB device node match adapter's - Philippe Bergheaud - Add mechanism for delivering AFU driver specific events - Ignore CAPI adapters misplaced in switched slots - Refine slice error debug messages - Andrew Donnellan - static-ify variables to fix sparse warnings - PCI/hotplug: pnv_php: export symbols and move struct types needed by cxl - PCI/hotplug: pnv_php: handle OPAL_PCI_SLOT_OFFLINE power state - Add cxl_check_and_switch_mode() API to switch bi-modal cards - remove dead Kconfig options - fix potential NULL dereference in free_adapter() - Ian Munsie - Update process element after allocating interrupts - Add support for CAPP DMA mode - Fix allowing bogus AFU descriptors with 0 maximum processes - Fix allocating a minimum of 2 pages for the SPA - Fix bug where AFU disable operation had no effect - Workaround XSL bug that does not clear the RA bit after a reset - Fix NULL pointer dereference on kernel contexts with no AFU interrupts - powerpc/powernv: Split cxl code out into a separate file - Add cxl_slot_is_supported API - Enable bus mastering for devices using CAPP DMA mode - Move cxl_afu_get / cxl_afu_put to base - Allow a default context to be associated with an external pci_dev - Do not create vPHB if there are no AFU configuration records - powerpc/powernv: Add support for the cxl kernel api on the real phb - Add support for using the kernel API with a real PHB - Add kernel APIs to get & set the max irqs per context - Add preliminary workaround for CX4 interrupt limitation - Add support for interrupts on the Mellanox CX4 - Workaround PE=0 hardware limitation in Mellanox CX4 - powerpc/powernv: Fix pci-cxl.c build when CONFIG_MODULES=n selftests: - Test unaligned copy and paste from Chris Smart - Load Monitor Register Tests from Jack Miller - Cyril Bur - exec() with suspended transaction - Use signed long to read perf_event_paranoid - Fix usage message in context_switch - Fix generation of vector instructions/types in context_switch - Michael Ellerman - Use "Delta" rather than "Error" in normal output - Import Anton's mmap & futex micro benchmarks - Add a test for PROT_SAO" * tag 'powerpc-4.8-1' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/powerpc/linux: (263 commits) powerpc/mm: Parenthesise IS_ENABLED() in if condition tty/hvc: Use opal irqchip interface if available tty/hvc: Use IRQF_SHARED for OPAL hvc consoles selftests/powerpc: exec() with suspended transaction powerpc: Improve comment explaining why we modify VRSAVE powerpc/mm: Drop unused externs for hpte_init_beat[_v3]() powerpc/mm: Rename hpte_init_lpar() and move the fallback to a header powerpc/mm: Fix build break when PPC_NATIVE=n crypto: vmx - Convert to CPU feature based module autoloading powerpc: Add module autoloading based on CPU features powerpc/powernv/ioda: Fix endianness when reading TCEs powerpc/mm: Add memory barrier in __hugepte_alloc() powerpc/modules: Never restore r2 for a mprofile-kernel style mcount() call powerpc/ftrace: Separate the heuristics for checking call sites powerpc: Merge 32-bit and 64-bit setup_arch() powerpc/64: Make a few boot functions __init powerpc: Re-order setup_panic() powerpc: Re-order the call to smp_setup_cpu_maps() powerpc/32: Move cache info inits to a separate function powerpc/64: Move the content of setup_system() to setup_arch() ...
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dhash_entries= [KNL]
Set number of hash buckets for dentry cache.
+ disable_1tb_segments [PPC]
+ Disables the use of 1TB hash page table segments. This
+ causes the kernel to fall back to 256MB segments which
+ can be useful when debugging issues that require an SLB
+ miss to occur.
disable= [IPV6]
See Documentation/networking/ipv6.txt.
+ disable_radix [PPC]
+ Disable RADIX MMU mode on POWER9
disable_cpu_apicid= [X86,APIC,SMP]
Format: <int>
The number of initial APIC ID for the