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SubjectRe: [Patch] x86 : set numa_nodes_parsed at acpi_numa_memory_affinity_init
On 05/31/2012 07:25 PM, KOSAKI Motohiro wrote:
> Hi Ishimatsu-san,
>
>
> (5/29/12 3:45 AM), Yasuaki Ishimatsu wrote:
>> When hot-adding a CPU into my system, the system showed following message
>> since node_to_cpumask_map[2] was not allocated memory.
>>
>> Booting Node 2 Processor 32 APIC 0xc0
>> node_to_cpumask_map[2] NULL
>> Pid: 0, comm: swapper/32 Tainted: G A 3.3.5-acd #21
>> Call Trace:
>> [<ffffffff81048845>] debug_cpumask_set_cpu+0x155/0x160
>> [<ffffffff8105e28a>] ? add_timer_on+0xaa/0x120
>> [<ffffffff8150665f>] numa_add_cpu+0x1e/0x22
>> [<ffffffff815020bb>] identify_cpu+0x1df/0x1e4
>> [<ffffffff815020d6>] identify_econdary_cpu+0x16/0x1d
>> [<ffffffff81504614>] smp_store_cpu_info+0x3c/0x3e
>> [<ffffffff81505263>] smp_callin+0x139/0x1be
>> [<ffffffff815052fb>] start_secondary+0x13/0xeb
>>
>> In my investigation, the root cause is that the bit of node 2 was not set at
>> numa_nodes_parsed since hot-added cpu was not written in ACPI SRAT Table.
>> But hot-added memory which is same PXM as the cpu is written in here.
>
> I don't understand this explanation. If cpu is not written in srat table,
> it is firmware bug. isn't it? srat table should describe all possible cpus.
> Why doesn't your system describe cpu info in acpi table?
>
>>
>> ACPI Spec Rev 5.0 says about ACPI SRAT talbe as follows:
>> This optional table provides information that allows OSPM to associate
>> processors and memory ranges, including ranges of memory provided by
>> hot-added memory devices, with system localities / proximity domains
>> and clock domains.
>>
>> So I think the ACPI SRAT Table is not wrong. Thus numa_nodes_parsed should be set
>> by not only acpi_numa_processor_affinity_init / acpi_numa_x2apic_affinity_init
>> but also acpi_numa_memory_affinity_init for the case.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Yasuaki Ishimatsu<isimatu.yasuaki@jp.fujitsu.com>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/mm/srat.c | 2 ++
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>>
>> Index: linux-3.4/arch/x86/mm/srat.c
>> ===================================================================
>> --- linux-3.4.orig/arch/x86/mm/srat.c 2012-05-21 07:29:13.000000000 +0900
>> +++ linux-3.4/arch/x86/mm/srat.c 2012-05-29 05:28:27.353916902 +0900
>> @@ -176,6 +176,8 @@ acpi_numa_memory_affinity_init(struct ac
>> return;
>> }
>>
>> + node_set(node, numa_nodes_parsed);
>> +
>
> But...
> I think this patch itself is correct. If a system have cpuless memory node,
> acpi_numa_processor_affinity_init / acpi_numa_x2apic_affinity_init can't
> find any cpu description. but we need memory node allocation.
SRAT table only provides information for CPUs present at boot time.
For hot-added CPUs, the _PXM and _SLI methods provide the same information for them
as SRAT table.

>
>
>> printk(KERN_INFO "SRAT: Node %u PXM %u %Lx-%Lx\n", node, pxm,
>> start, end);
>> }
>>
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