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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/16] x86: Make nmi_shootdown_cpus() available on !SMP and !X86_LOCAL_APIC

On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 12:52:35PM -0200, Eduardo Habkost wrote:
> The X86_LOCAL_APIC #ifdef was for kdump. For !SMP, the function simply
> does nothing.

The bit below is also needed. It can be added to the series right before
patch 07/16.

After getting some review, I will resubmit the series with it, and with
a few style fixes suggested by checkpatch.

From: Eduardo Habkost <>
Subject: [PATCH 06.1/16] x86: Disable IRQs before doing anything on nmi_shootdown_cpus()

We need to know on which CPU we are running on, and we don't want to be
preempted while doing this.

Signed-off-by: Eduardo Habkost <>
arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c | 1 +
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c b/arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c
index 23a9d78..407106e 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c
@@ -577,6 +577,7 @@ static struct notifier_block crash_nmi_nb = {
void nmi_shootdown_cpus(nmi_shootdown_cb callback)
unsigned long msecs;
+ local_irq_disable();

/* Make a note of crashing cpu. Will be used in NMI callback.*/
crashing_cpu = safe_smp_processor_id();


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