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Subject[PATCH v6 0/3] Fix panic in logical packages calculation
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A system booted with a small number of cores enabled per package
panics because the estimate of __max_logical_packages is too low.
This occurs when the total number of active cores across all packages
is less than the maximum core count for a single package.

Andi noted that the logical_packages calculation wastes 128k on 64-bit
x86 systems and posted patches to fix the allocation. His patches
result in significant memory size savings, and I have put my
fix on top of those patches.

Here's an example of the panic:

smpboot: Booting Node 1, Processors #1 OK
smpboot: Package 1 of CPU 1 exceeds BIOS package data 1.
------------[ cut here ]------------
kernel BUG at arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c:1087!
invalid opcode: 0000 [#1] SMP
Modules linked in:
CPU: 1 PID: 0 Comm: swapper/1 Not tainted 4.14.0-rc2+ #4

This was tested by dropping the number of active cores across
all packages to reproduce the bug above. Additional testing included
2 socket and 4 socket systems and hotplugging entire sockets in different
order.

Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: x86@kernel.org
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com>
Cc: Piotr Luc <piotr.luc@intel.com>
Cc: Kan Liang <kan.liang@intel.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Cc: Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>
Cc: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com>
Cc: Arvind Yadav <arvind.yadav.cs@gmail.com>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Cc: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com>
Cc: "Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Tom Lendacky <thomas.lendacky@amd.com>
Cc: He Chen <he.chen@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Mathias Krause <minipli@googlemail.com>
Cc: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>

Andi Kleen (2):
perf/x86/intel/uncore: Cache logical pkg id in uncore driver
x86/topology: Avoid wasting 128k for package id array

Prarit Bhargava (1):
x86/smpboot: Fix __max_logical_packages estimate

arch/x86/events/intel/uncore.c | 4 +-
arch/x86/events/intel/uncore.h | 2 +-
arch/x86/events/intel/uncore_snbep.c | 2 +-
arch/x86/include/asm/processor.h | 1 +
arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c | 130 +++++++++++------------------------
5 files changed, 44 insertions(+), 95 deletions(-)

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2.15.0.rc0.39.g2f0e14e64

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