On 12 April 2018 at 19:29, Peter Maydell <peter.mayd...@linaro.org> wrote:
> On 12 April 2018 at 17:40, Igor Mammedov <imamm...@redhat.com> wrote:
>> if arm_load_kernel() were passed non first_cpu, QEMU would end up
>> with partially set do_cpu_reset() callback leaving some CPUs without it.
>> Make sure that do_cpu_reset() is registered for all CPUs by enumerating
>> CPUs from first_cpu.
>> Signed-off-by: Igor Mammedov <imamm...@redhat.com>
>> ---
>>  hw/arm/boot.c | 2 +-
>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>> diff --git a/hw/arm/boot.c b/hw/arm/boot.c
>> index 2f464ca..2591fee 100644
>> --- a/hw/arm/boot.c
>> +++ b/hw/arm/boot.c
>> @@ -1188,7 +1188,7 @@ void arm_load_kernel(ARMCPU *cpu, struct arm_boot_info 
>> *info)
>>       * actually loading a kernel, the handler is also responsible for
>>       * arranging that we start it correctly.
>>       */
>> -    for (cs = CPU(cpu); cs; cs = CPU_NEXT(cs)) {
>> +    for (cs = first_cpu; cs; cs = CPU_NEXT(cs)) {
>>          qemu_register_reset(do_cpu_reset, ARM_CPU(cs));
>>      }
>>  }
> Definitely a bug fix, so:
> Reviewed-by: Peter Maydell <peter.mayd...@linaro.org>
> I think though that in at least some cases we'll still mishandle
> being passed anything other than first_cpu as the CPU pointer,
> because in do_cpu_reset() we do some checks for "do this if
> cs == first_cpu", on the assumption that first_cpu is the
> primary CPU that we're booting. We should instead I suppose
> be checking against the CPU pointer we're given as the
> arm_load_kernel() argument (which I think do_cpu_reset() can
> get at via info->load_kernel_notifier.cpu).
> We should probably analyse which boards actually pass anything
> other than first_cpu -- I suspect it will end up just being
> the xilinx board which has both A and R profile cores...

I did the check, and in fact all of our boards always pass the
first CPU as the boot CPU. Xilinx comes the closest, in that
the SoC object has a boot-cpu property to pick a boot CPU, but
since none of our boards set that it defaults to the first CPU.

Since this patch isn't very related to the rest of the series
I've just applied it to target-arm.next ready for 2.13 (with
a note in the commit message that in practice it isn't a behaviour
change). Let me know if that's awkward for you and you'd prefer
to keep it in this series, in which case I'll drop it.

-- PMM

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