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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: call stop_machine_text_poke() on all CPUs
(2011/10/28 21:30), Rabin Vincent wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 11:28:39AM +0900, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
>> (2011/10/27 16:54), Rabin Vincent wrote:
>>> It appears that stop_machine_text_poke() wants to be called on all CPUs,
>>> like it's done from text_poke_smp(). Fix text_poke_smp_batch() to do
>>> this.
>> cpu_mask==NULL finally falls back to cpu_online_mask, but even though
>> it should be specified correctly.
> Not quite. Passing NULL to __stop_machine means that the function will
> be called on any one CPU only, while passing cpu_online_mask means that
> the function will be called on all CPUs. So this patch is a behaviour
> change/bug fix, not just a clarification.

Aah, Right! I just misunderstood.
Then this must be a bugfix!


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Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama Research Laboratory

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