Commit 1b907f46 authored by Will Deacon's avatar Will Deacon

arm64: kconfig: move emulation option under kernel features

Having the instruction emulation submenu underneath "platform selection"
is a great way to hide options we don't want people to use, but somewhat
confusing when you stumble across it there.

Move the menuconfig option underneath "kernel features", where it makes
a bit more sense.
Signed-off-by: default avatarWill Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
parent d784e298
......@@ -164,60 +164,6 @@ config ARCH_XGENE
help
This enables support for AppliedMicro X-Gene SOC Family
comment "Processor Features"
menuconfig ARMV8_DEPRECATED
bool "Emulate deprecated/obsolete ARMv8 instructions"
depends on COMPAT
help
Legacy software support may require certain instructions
that have been deprecated or obsoleted in the architecture.
Enable this config to enable selective emulation of these
features.
If unsure, say Y
if ARMV8_DEPRECATED
config SWP_EMULATION
bool "Emulate SWP/SWPB instructions"
help
ARMv8 obsoletes the use of A32 SWP/SWPB instructions such that
they are always undefined. Say Y here to enable software
emulation of these instructions for userspace using LDXR/STXR.
In some older versions of glibc [<=2.8] SWP is used during futex
trylock() operations with the assumption that the code will not
be preempted. This invalid assumption may be more likely to fail
with SWP emulation enabled, leading to deadlock of the user
application.
NOTE: when accessing uncached shared regions, LDXR/STXR rely
on an external transaction monitoring block called a global
monitor to maintain update atomicity. If your system does not
implement a global monitor, this option can cause programs that
perform SWP operations to uncached memory to deadlock.
If unsure, say Y
config CP15_BARRIER_EMULATION
bool "Emulate CP15 Barrier instructions"
help
The CP15 barrier instructions - CP15ISB, CP15DSB, and
CP15DMB - are deprecated in ARMv8 (and ARMv7). It is
strongly recommended to use the ISB, DSB, and DMB
instructions instead.
Say Y here to enable software emulation of these
instructions for AArch32 userspace code. When this option is
enabled, CP15 barrier usage is traced which can help
identify software that needs updating.
If unsure, say Y
endif
endmenu
menu "Bus support"
......@@ -417,6 +363,58 @@ config FORCE_MAX_ZONEORDER
default "14" if (ARM64_64K_PAGES && TRANSPARENT_HUGEPAGE)
default "11"
menuconfig ARMV8_DEPRECATED
bool "Emulate deprecated/obsolete ARMv8 instructions"
depends on COMPAT
help
Legacy software support may require certain instructions
that have been deprecated or obsoleted in the architecture.
Enable this config to enable selective emulation of these
features.
If unsure, say Y
if ARMV8_DEPRECATED
config SWP_EMULATION
bool "Emulate SWP/SWPB instructions"
help
ARMv8 obsoletes the use of A32 SWP/SWPB instructions such that
they are always undefined. Say Y here to enable software
emulation of these instructions for userspace using LDXR/STXR.
In some older versions of glibc [<=2.8] SWP is used during futex
trylock() operations with the assumption that the code will not
be preempted. This invalid assumption may be more likely to fail
with SWP emulation enabled, leading to deadlock of the user
application.
NOTE: when accessing uncached shared regions, LDXR/STXR rely
on an external transaction monitoring block called a global
monitor to maintain update atomicity. If your system does not
implement a global monitor, this option can cause programs that
perform SWP operations to uncached memory to deadlock.
If unsure, say Y
config CP15_BARRIER_EMULATION
bool "Emulate CP15 Barrier instructions"
help
The CP15 barrier instructions - CP15ISB, CP15DSB, and
CP15DMB - are deprecated in ARMv8 (and ARMv7). It is
strongly recommended to use the ISB, DSB, and DMB
instructions instead.
Say Y here to enable software emulation of these
instructions for AArch32 userspace code. When this option is
enabled, CP15 barrier usage is traced which can help
identify software that needs updating.
If unsure, say Y
endif
endmenu
menu "Boot options"
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