APPLIED: [SRU][K/Unstable][PATCH 0/1] Disable CONFIG_CONFIG on RISC-V
andrea.righi at canonical.com
Tue Jun 28 10:19:11 UTC 2022
On Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 10:00:14AM +0200, Emil Renner Berthing wrote:
> * The 5.19 kernel adds RISC-V support for running 32bit binaries on
> 64bit systems, but only with hardware support.
> So far no chips have been released that support it and it's not even
> implemented in upstream Qemu. Also neither Ubuntu nor any other
> mainstream Linux distro ships 32bit binaries, so this enables a
> bunch of code that will most likely never be used.
> [Test Plan]
> * Setting CONFIG_COMPAT=n just disables a feature that was added in
> 5.19, so should have no impact on userspace compared to earlier
> [Where problems could occur]
> * This was implemented by T-Head (Alibaba) so will most likely be
> supported by one of their future designs. If it turns out to be
> useful on these cores we can always enable it later.
Applied to kinetic:linux, thanks!
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