Commit 7c78f67e authored by Zhenyu Ye's avatar Zhenyu Ye Committed by Catalin Marinas
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arm64: enable tlbi range instructions

TLBI RANGE feature instoduces new assembly instructions and only
support by binutils >= 2.30.  Add necessary Kconfig logic to allow
this to be enabled and pass '-march=armv8.4-a' to KBUILD_CFLAGS.
Signed-off-by: default avatarZhenyu Ye <>

Signed-off-by: default avatarCatalin Marinas <>
parent b620ba54
......@@ -1596,6 +1596,20 @@ config ARM64_AMU_EXTN
correctly reflect reality. Most commonly, the value read will be 0,
indicating that the counter is not enabled.
config AS_HAS_ARMV8_4
def_bool $(cc-option,-Wa$(comma)-march=armv8.4-a)
config ARM64_TLB_RANGE
bool "Enable support for tlbi range feature"
default y
depends on AS_HAS_ARMV8_4
ARMv8.4-TLBI provides TLBI invalidation instruction that apply to a
range of input addresses.
The feature introduces new assembly instructions, and they were
support when binutils >= 2.30.
menu "ARMv8.5 architectural features"
......@@ -82,11 +82,18 @@ endif
# compiler to generate them and consequently to break the single image contract
# we pass it only to the assembler. This option is utilized only in case of non
# integrated assemblers.
ifneq ($(CONFIG_AS_HAS_ARMV8_4), y)
branch-prot-flags-$(CONFIG_AS_HAS_PAC) += -Wa,-march=armv8.3-a
KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(branch-prot-flags-y)
ifeq ($(CONFIG_AS_HAS_ARMV8_4), y)
# make sure to pass the newest target architecture to -march.
KBUILD_CFLAGS += -Wa,-march=armv8.4-a
KBUILD_CFLAGS += -ffixed-x18
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