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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm/init: cpu_hotplug_init() must be initialized before SLAB
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Jun 2009, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>
>
>> + /*
>> + * This initializes the mutex used by get/put_online_cpus()
>> + * which is used by SLAB
>> + */
>> + cpu_hotplug_init();
>>
>
> Oh fudge it.
>
> Why not get rid of that stupid thing, rather than have that subtle
> dependency and a comment for it.
>
> IOW, does this simpler alternative also work?
This fixes the problem for me.

Thanks
-Sachin


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Sachin Sant
IBM Linux Technology Center
India Systems and Technology Labs
Bangalore, India
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