Patchwork [v6,40/46] powerpc: Use get/put_online_cpus_atomic() to prevent CPU offline

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Submitter Srivatsa S. Bhat
Date Feb. 18, 2013, 12:43 p.m.
Message ID <20130218124350.26245.49623.stgit@srivatsabhat.in.ibm.com>
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Permalink /patch/221367/
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Srivatsa S. Bhat - Feb. 18, 2013, 12:43 p.m.
Once stop_machine() is gone from the CPU offline path, we won't be able to
depend on preempt_disable() or local_irq_disable() to prevent CPUs from
going offline from under us.

Use the get/put_online_cpus_atomic() APIs to prevent CPUs from going offline,
while invoking from atomic context.

Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
Cc: linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
Signed-off-by: Srivatsa S. Bhat <srivatsa.bhat@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
---

 arch/powerpc/mm/mmu_context_nohash.c |    2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

Patch

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/mm/mmu_context_nohash.c b/arch/powerpc/mm/mmu_context_nohash.c
index e779642..29f58cf 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/mm/mmu_context_nohash.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/mm/mmu_context_nohash.c
@@ -196,6 +196,7 @@  void switch_mmu_context(struct mm_struct *prev, struct mm_struct *next)
 
 	/* No lockless fast path .. yet */
 	raw_spin_lock(&context_lock);
+	get_online_cpus_atomic();
 
 	pr_hard("[%d] activating context for mm @%p, active=%d, id=%d",
 		cpu, next, next->context.active, next->context.id);
@@ -279,6 +280,7 @@  void switch_mmu_context(struct mm_struct *prev, struct mm_struct *next)
 	/* Flick the MMU and release lock */
 	pr_hardcont(" -> %d\n", id);
 	set_context(id, next->pgd);
+	put_online_cpus_atomic();
 	raw_spin_unlock(&context_lock);
 }