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SubjectRe: [Uclinux-dist-devel] [RFC PATCH] percpu: always align percpu output section to PAGE_SIZE
On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 4:51 AM, Tejun Heo wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 09:25:23AM +0100, Tejun Heo wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 02:46:01AM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> > On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:06, Tejun Heo wrote:
>> > > The linker script macros PERCPU_VADDR() and PERCPU() are used to
>> > > define this output section and the latter takes @align parameter.
>> > > Several architectures are using @align smaller than PAGE_SIZE breaking
>> > > percpu memory alignment.
>> >
>> > hmm, i just pushed through a fix in the Blackfin tree as we hit a boot
>> > failure otherwise:
>> > -   PERCPU(4)
>> > +   PERCPU(PAGE_SIZE)
>> >
>> > > This patch removes @align parameter from PERCPU(), renames it to
>> > > PERCPU_SECTION and makes it always align to PAGE_SIZE.  While at it,
>> > > add PCPU_SETUP_BUG_ON() checks such that alignment problems are
>> > > reliably detected and remove percpu alignment comment recently added
>> > > in workqueue.c as the condition would trigger BUG way before reaching
>> > > there.
>> >
>> > seems this still hasnt made it to mainline.  has it stalled or
>> > something ?  feel free for the Blackfin bits:
>> > Signed-off-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org>
>>
>> Heh, I just forgot.  I'll queue it with your Acked-by added.
>
> BTW, you're gonna push out the blackfin change to mainline soon,
> right?  I'll queue the patch for the next merge window once the
> blackfin fix hits mainline.

Linus has already pulled it
-mike
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