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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] x86, reboot: Use NMI instead of REBOOT_VECTOR to stop cpus
于 2011/10/12 20:51, Don Zickus 写道:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 10:35:42AM +0800, Chen Gong wrote:
>> 于 2011/10/11 23:24, Don Zickus 写道:
>>> +
>>> + /* sync above data before sending NMI */
>>> + wmb();
>>> +
>>> + apic->send_IPI_allbutself(NMI_VECTOR);
>>> +
>>> + /*
>>> + * Don't wait longer than a second if the caller
>>> + * didn't ask us to wait.
>>> + */
>>> + timeout = USEC_PER_SEC;
>>> + while (num_online_cpus()> 1&& (wait || timeout--))
>>> + udelay(1);
>>
>> In this patch and next patch, how about using the same logic in commit 74d91e3c6
>
> I guess I don't understand why I would do that. That commit doesn't seem
> to have a way to break out of the while loop and it does not take into account
> the 'wait' variable the virt folks needed. The only thing that could be
> usable seems to be the 'touch_nmi_watchdog', but in that case if the other
> cpus haven't hit the NMI yet, I would be happy for other NMI sources to
> trigger to, to help move things along. :-)

Maybe two birds with on stone :-)

>
> The above code snippet is what is currently there and that seems to work
> well, so I didn't want to change to much when moving from the IRQ path to
> the NMI path.

Fine, if so, I have no objection.

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