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    Subject[PATCH tip/core/rcu 10/28] rcu: Fix RCU's NMI documentation
    It has long been the case that the architecture must call nmi_enter()
    and nmi_exit() rather than irq_enter() and irq_exit() in order to
    permit RCU read-side critical sections in NMIs. Catch the documentation
    up with reality.

    Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <>
    Documentation/RCU/NMI-RCU.txt | 2 +-
    1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/Documentation/RCU/NMI-RCU.txt b/Documentation/RCU/NMI-RCU.txt
    index a8536cb..84e4f9c 100644
    --- a/Documentation/RCU/NMI-RCU.txt
    +++ b/Documentation/RCU/NMI-RCU.txt
    @@ -95,7 +95,7 @@ not to return until all ongoing NMI handlers exit. It is therefore safe
    to free up the handler's data as soon as synchronize_sched() returns.

    Important note: for this to work, the architecture in question must
    -invoke irq_enter() and irq_exit() on NMI entry and exit, respectively.
    +invoke nmi_enter() and nmi_exit() on NMI entry and exit, respectively.

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