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SubjectRe: [PATCH wq#for-linus] workqueue: workqueue_cpu_callback() should be cpu_notifier not hotcpu_notifier
On 08/09/2010 02:36 AM, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Commit 6ee0578b (workqueue: mark init_workqueues as early_initcall)
> made workqueue SMP initialization depend on workqueue_cpu_callback(),
> which however was registered as hotcpu_notifier() and didn't get
> called if CONFIG_HOTPLUG_CPU is not set. This made gcwqs on non-boot
> CPUs not create their initial workers leading to boot failures. Fix
> it by making it a cpu_notifier.
> ---
> So, something like this. Can you please verify the fix?

>
> diff --git a/kernel/workqueue.c b/kernel/workqueue.c
> index da6c482..2994a0e 100644
> --- a/kernel/workqueue.c
> +++ b/kernel/workqueue.c
> @@ -3527,7 +3527,7 @@ static int __init init_workqueues(void)
> unsigned int cpu;
> int i;
>
> - hotcpu_notifier(workqueue_cpu_callback, CPU_PRI_WORKQUEUE);
> + cpu_notifier(workqueue_cpu_callback, CPU_PRI_WORKQUEUE);

This fixes the hang during boot for me too, thanks.


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