kernel: add support for uncompressed zImage on ARM
authorFelix Fietkau <nbd@nbd.name>
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 10:00:32 +0000 (12:00 +0200)
committerFelix Fietkau <nbd@nbd.name>
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 12:36:47 +0000 (14:36 +0200)
This can be used to prevent double compression for platforms where the
boot loader already expects compressed images.

Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau <nbd@nbd.name>
target/linux/generic/config-4.4
target/linux/generic/patches-4.4/222-arm_zimage_none.patch [new file with mode: 0644]
target/linux/generic/patches-4.4/930-crashlog.patch
target/linux/generic/patches-4.4/995-mangle_bootargs.patch

index cbc005e..1199cb5 100644 (file)
@@ -1242,6 +1242,7 @@ CONFIG_GENERIC_NET_UTILS=y
 # CONFIG_HAVE_AOUT is not set
 # CONFIG_HAVE_ARM_ARCH_TIMER is not set
 CONFIG_HAVE_KERNEL_BZIP2=y
+CONFIG_HAVE_KERNEL_CAT=y
 CONFIG_HAVE_KERNEL_GZIP=y
 CONFIG_HAVE_KERNEL_LZ4=y
 CONFIG_HAVE_KERNEL_LZMA=y
@@ -1801,6 +1802,7 @@ CONFIG_JOLIET=y
 # CONFIG_KALLSYMS_UNCOMPRESSED is not set
 # CONFIG_KARMA_PARTITION is not set
 # CONFIG_KERNEL_BZIP2 is not set
+# CONFIG_KERNEL_CAT is not set
 # CONFIG_KERNEL_GZIP is not set
 # CONFIG_KERNEL_LZ4 is not set
 # CONFIG_KERNEL_LZMA is not set
diff --git a/target/linux/generic/patches-4.4/222-arm_zimage_none.patch b/target/linux/generic/patches-4.4/222-arm_zimage_none.patch
new file mode 100644 (file)
index 0000000..47fa6c9
--- /dev/null
@@ -0,0 +1,133 @@
+ARM: implement "uncompressed zImage"
+
+Based on RFC patch by Uwe Kleine-K├Ânig
+http://www.spinics.net/lists/arm-kernel/msg230153.html
+
+Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau <nbd@nbd.name>
+---
+--- a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/Makefile
++++ b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/Makefile
+@@ -71,6 +71,7 @@ suffix_$(CONFIG_KERNEL_LZO)  = lzo
+ suffix_$(CONFIG_KERNEL_LZMA) = lzma
+ suffix_$(CONFIG_KERNEL_XZ)   = xzkern
+ suffix_$(CONFIG_KERNEL_LZ4)  = lz4
++suffix_$(CONFIG_KERNEL_CAT)  = cat
+ # Borrowed libfdt files for the ATAG compatibility mode
+@@ -95,7 +96,7 @@ targets       := vmlinux vmlinux.lds \
+                bswapsdi2.S font.o font.c head.o misc.o $(OBJS)
+ # Make sure files are removed during clean
+-extra-y       += piggy.gzip piggy.lzo piggy.lzma piggy.xzkern piggy.lz4 \
++extra-y       += piggy.gzip piggy.lzo piggy.lzma piggy.xzkern piggy.lz4 piggy.cat \
+                lib1funcs.S ashldi3.S bswapsdi2.S $(libfdt) $(libfdt_hdrs) \
+                hyp-stub.S
+--- a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/decompress.c
++++ b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/decompress.c
+@@ -55,6 +55,10 @@ extern char * strstr(const char * s1, co
+ #include "../../../../lib/decompress_unlz4.c"
+ #endif
++#ifdef CONFIG_KERNEL_CAT
++#include "../../../../lib/decompress_uncat.c"
++#endif
++
+ int do_decompress(u8 *input, int len, u8 *output, void (*error)(char *x))
+ {
+       return __decompress(input, len, NULL, NULL, output, 0, NULL, error);
+--- /dev/null
++++ b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/piggy.cat.S
+@@ -0,0 +1,6 @@
++      .section .piggydata,#alloc
++      .globl  input_data
++input_data:
++      .incbin "arch/arm/boot/compressed/piggy.cat"
++      .globl  input_data_end
++input_data_end:
+--- a/init/Kconfig
++++ b/init/Kconfig
+@@ -115,6 +115,9 @@ config HAVE_KERNEL_LZO
+ config HAVE_KERNEL_LZ4
+       bool
++config HAVE_KERNEL_CAT
++      bool
++
+ choice
+       prompt "Kernel compression mode"
+       default KERNEL_GZIP
+@@ -181,9 +184,10 @@ config KERNEL_LZO
+       bool "LZO"
+       depends on HAVE_KERNEL_LZO
+       help
+-        Its compression ratio is the poorest among the choices. The kernel
+-        size is about 10% bigger than gzip; however its speed
+-        (both compression and decompression) is the fastest.
++        Its compression ratio is the poorest among the choices (apart from
++        uncompressed below). The kernel size is about 10% bigger than gzip;
++        however its speed (both compression and decompression) is the
++        fastest.
+ config KERNEL_LZ4
+       bool "LZ4"
+@@ -197,6 +201,12 @@ config KERNEL_LZ4
+         is about 8% bigger than LZO. But the decompression speed is
+         faster than LZO.
++config KERNEL_CAT
++      bool "uncompressed"
++      depends on HAVE_KERNEL_CAT
++      help
++        Don't use compression at all.
++
+ endchoice
+ config DEFAULT_HOSTNAME
+--- /dev/null
++++ b/lib/decompress_uncat.c
+@@ -0,0 +1,17 @@
++#include <linux/types.h>
++#include <linux/compiler.h>
++
++#ifdef STATIC
++
++STATIC int __decompress(unsigned char *buf, long in_len,
++                      long (*fill)(void*, unsigned long),
++                      long (*flush)(void*, unsigned long),
++                      unsigned char *output, long out_len,
++                      long *posp,
++                      void (*error)(char *x))
++{
++      memmove(output, buf, in_len);
++      return 0;
++}
++
++#endif
+--- a/scripts/Makefile.lib
++++ b/scripts/Makefile.lib
+@@ -337,6 +337,13 @@ cmd_lz4 = (cat $(filter-out FORCE,$^) |
+       lz4c -l -c1 stdin stdout && $(call size_append, $(filter-out FORCE,$^))) > $@ || \
+       (rm -f $@ ; false)
++# uncompressed
++# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
++quiet_cmd_cat = CAT     $@
++cmd_cat = (cat $(filter-out FORCE,$^) \
++      && $(call size_append, $(filter-out FORCE,$^))) > $@ || \
++      (rm -f $@ ; false)
++
+ # U-Boot mkimage
+ # ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
+--- a/arch/arm/Kconfig
++++ b/arch/arm/Kconfig
+@@ -59,6 +59,7 @@ config ARM
+       select HAVE_KERNEL_LZMA
+       select HAVE_KERNEL_LZO
+       select HAVE_KERNEL_XZ
++      select HAVE_KERNEL_CAT
+       select HAVE_KPROBES if !XIP_KERNEL && !CPU_ENDIAN_BE32 && !CPU_V7M
+       select HAVE_KRETPROBES if (HAVE_KPROBES)
+       select HAVE_MEMBLOCK
index 27a7f6a..936366e 100644 (file)
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@
 +#endif
 --- a/init/Kconfig
 +++ b/init/Kconfig
-@@ -1286,6 +1286,10 @@ config RELAY
+@@ -1296,6 +1296,10 @@ config RELAY
  
          If unsure, say N.
  
index eb52561..2483e1b 100644 (file)
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@
        setup_per_cpu_areas();
 --- a/init/Kconfig
 +++ b/init/Kconfig
-@@ -1638,6 +1638,15 @@ config EMBEDDED
+@@ -1648,6 +1648,15 @@ config EMBEDDED
          an embedded system so certain expert options are available
          for configuration.