[v3,1/5] kexec_file: Add buffer hand-over support for the next kernel
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Message ID 1472149111-30598-2-git-send-email-bauerman@linux.vnet.ibm.com
State New
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Thiago Jung Bauermann Aug. 25, 2016, 6:18 p.m. UTC
The buffer hand-over mechanism allows the currently running kernel to pass
data to kernel that will be kexec'd via a kexec segment. The second kernel
can check whether the previous kernel sent data and retrieve it.

This is the architecture-independent part of the feature.

Signed-off-by: Thiago Jung Bauermann <bauerman@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
---
 include/linux/kexec.h | 31 +++++++++++++++++++++++
 kernel/kexec_file.c   | 68 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 99 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/include/linux/kexec.h b/include/linux/kexec.h
index d419d0e51fe5..16561e96a6d7 100644
--- a/include/linux/kexec.h
+++ b/include/linux/kexec.h
@@ -383,6 +383,37 @@  static inline void *boot_phys_to_virt(unsigned long entry)
 	return phys_to_virt(boot_phys_to_phys(entry));
 }
 
+#ifdef CONFIG_KEXEC_FILE
+bool __weak kexec_can_hand_over_buffer(void);
+int __weak arch_kexec_add_handover_buffer(struct kimage *image,
+					  unsigned long load_addr,
+					  unsigned long size);
+int kexec_add_handover_buffer(struct kexec_buf *kbuf);
+int __weak kexec_get_handover_buffer(void **addr, unsigned long *size);
+int __weak kexec_free_handover_buffer(void);
+#else
+struct kexec_buf;
+
+static inline bool kexec_can_hand_over_buffer(void)
+{
+	return false;
+}
+
+static inline int kexec_add_handover_buffer(struct kexec_buf *kbuf)
+{
+	return -ENOTSUPP;
+}
+
+static inline int kexec_get_handover_buffer(void **addr, unsigned long *size)
+{
+	return -ENOTSUPP;
+}
+
+static inline int kexec_free_handover_buffer(void)
+{
+	return -ENOTSUPP;
+}
+#endif /* CONFIG_KEXEC_FILE */
 #else /* !CONFIG_KEXEC_CORE */
 struct pt_regs;
 struct task_struct;
diff --git a/kernel/kexec_file.c b/kernel/kexec_file.c
index 3125d1689712..1e10689f7662 100644
--- a/kernel/kexec_file.c
+++ b/kernel/kexec_file.c
@@ -113,6 +113,74 @@  void kimage_file_post_load_cleanup(struct kimage *image)
 	image->image_loader_data = NULL;
 }
 
+/**
+ * kexec_can_hand_over_buffer - can we pass data to the kexec'd kernel?
+ */
+bool __weak kexec_can_hand_over_buffer(void)
+{
+	return false;
+}
+
+/**
+ * arch_kexec_add_handover_buffer - do arch-specific steps to handover buffer
+ *
+ * Architectures should use this function to pass on the handover buffer
+ * information to the next kernel.
+ *
+ * Return: 0 on success, negative errno on error.
+ */
+int __weak arch_kexec_add_handover_buffer(struct kimage *image,
+					  unsigned long load_addr,
+					  unsigned long size)
+{
+	return -ENOTSUPP;
+}
+
+/**
+ * kexec_add_handover_buffer - add buffer to be used by the next kernel
+ * @kbuf:	Buffer contents and memory parameters.
+ *
+ * This function assumes that kexec_mutex is held.
+ * On successful return, @kbuf->mem will have the physical address of
+ * the buffer in the next kernel.
+ *
+ * Return: 0 on success, negative errno on error.
+ */
+int kexec_add_handover_buffer(struct kexec_buf *kbuf)
+{
+	int ret;
+
+	if (!kexec_can_hand_over_buffer())
+		return -ENOTSUPP;
+
+	ret = kexec_add_buffer(kbuf);
+	if (ret)
+		return ret;
+
+	return arch_kexec_add_handover_buffer(kbuf->image, kbuf->mem,
+					      kbuf->memsz);
+}
+
+/**
+ * kexec_get_handover_buffer - get the handover buffer from the previous kernel
+ * @addr:	On successful return, set to point to the buffer contents.
+ * @size:	On successful return, set to the buffer size.
+ *
+ * Return: 0 on success, negative errno on error.
+ */
+int __weak kexec_get_handover_buffer(void **addr, unsigned long *size)
+{
+	return -ENOTSUPP;
+}
+
+/**
+ * kexec_free_handover_buffer - free memory used by the handover buffer
+ */
+int __weak kexec_free_handover_buffer(void)
+{
+	return -ENOTSUPP;
+}
+
 /*
  * In file mode list of segments is prepared by kernel. Copy relevant
  * data from user space, do error checking, prepare segment list