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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] ARM: Add cpu_resume_arm() for firmwares that resume in ARM state
On 06/08/2015 02:33 PM, Kevin Hilman wrote:
> Stephen Boyd <> writes:
>> On 06/03, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jun 02, 2015 at 12:12:57PM -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
>>>> Some platforms always enter the kernel in the ARM state even if
>>>> the kernel is compiled for THUMB2. Add a small wrapper on top of
>>>> cpu_resume() that switches into THUMB2 state.
>>>> This fixes a problem reported by Kevin Hilman on next-20150601
>>>> where the ifc6410 fails to boot a THUMB2 kernel because the
>>>> platform's firmware always enters the kernel in ARM mode from
>>>> deep idle states.
>>> I think this bit of the commit message isn't quite correct: this will
>>> only resolve the boot problem with a T2 kernel when the failing platform
>>> is converted to use the cpu_resume_arm() entry point.
>>> Apart from that, the patch looks good to me, thanks.
>> Sure, it could say "This provides the functionality to fix a problem
>> reported by..."
> Stephen, are you planning to submit this through Russell's patch
> tracker? or...
> Russell, should we take this through arm-soc along with PATCH 2/2 which
> depends on this one?

I'm happy to see it be applied by arm-soc maintainers directly given
that Russell said "the patch looks good to me". The commit text needs a
slight reword here though, so I can resubmit the patches to arm-soc if
you like.

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