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SubjectRe: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpuX/online are missing
On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 10:03:50AM +0100, Heiko Carstens wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 01:39:25AM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> > Giuliano Pochini <pochini@denise.shiny.it> writes:
> >
> > > I had a look at arch/powerpc/kernel/smp.c but I'm not familiar at all with
> > > those parts of the kernel.
> >
> > See arch/powerpc/kernel/sysfs.c:topology_init. I don't think there is
> > anything to do here. You probably don't have CONFIG_HOTPLUG_CPU enabled.
>
> I was referring to arch/ppc not arch/powerpc. But it seems that arch/ppc
> doesn't support cpu hotplug anyway. So I guess it's indeed just a missing
> config option.
>
> Grepping a bit further shows that arm suffered by the change that inverted
> the logic if the 'online' attribute for cpus should appear. Since arm
> supports cpu hotplug but the patch left arm out, it doesn't work there
> anymore (cc'ing arm people: changeset 72486f1f8f0a2bc828b9d30cf4690cf2dd6807fc
> is most probably disabling cpu hotplug support on arm like it did on s390).

Should have cc'ed Suresh Siddha who caused the breakage ;)
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