|author||Mark Rutland <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2016-06-01 12:07:17 +0100|
|committer||Will Deacon <email@example.com>||2016-06-03 10:16:21 +0100|
arm64: update stale PAGE_OFFSET comment
Commit ab893fb9f1b17f02 ("arm64: introduce KIMAGE_VADDR as the virtual base of the kernel region") logically split KIMAGE_VADDR from PAGE_OFFSET, and since commit f9040773b7bbbd9e ("arm64: move kernel image to base of vmalloc area") the two have been distinct values. Unfortunately, neither commit updated the comment above these definitions, which now erroneously states that PAGE_OFFSET is the start of the kernel image rather than the start of the linear mapping. This patch fixes said comment, and introduces an explanation of KIMAGE_VADDR. Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Will Deacon <email@example.com> Cc: Catalin Marinas <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Marc Zyngier <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/arm64')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/memory.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/memory.h
index 72a3025bb583..31b73227b41f 100644
@@ -55,8 +55,9 @@
#define VMEMMAP_SIZE (UL(1) << (VA_BITS - PAGE_SHIFT - 1 + STRUCT_PAGE_MAX_SHIFT))
- * PAGE_OFFSET - the virtual address of the start of the kernel image (top
+ * PAGE_OFFSET - the virtual address of the start of the linear map (top
* (VA_BITS - 1))
+ * KIMAGE_VADDR - the virtual address of the start of the kernel image
* VA_BITS - the maximum number of bits for virtual addresses.
* VA_START - the first kernel virtual address.
* TASK_SIZE - the maximum size of a user space task.