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Subject[PATCH 0/3] Use NMI to stop cpus
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This patch series attempts to use NMI to stop cpus instead of the
REBOOT_VECTOR irq. The idea is to have a more robust and reliable
way to stop cpus when serializing things like the panic path.

More details in the changelogs.

Don Zickus (3):
x86, reboot: Use NMI instead of REBOOT_VECTOR to stop cpus
x86, NMI: Add NMI IPI selftest
x86, NMI: knob to disable using NMI IPIs to stop cpus

Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 4 ++
arch/x86/Kconfig.debug | 12 ++++++
arch/x86/include/asm/smp.h | 1 +
arch/x86/kernel/smp.c | 71 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c | 57 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
5 files changed, 143 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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1.7.6.4



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