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    SubjectRe: fork_idle from wq cleanup
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    On Tue, 2012-03-06 at 13:41 -0800, Venkatesh Pallipadi wrote:
    > I looked at avoiding the wq stuff. But, there is no easy/clean way to do
    > if as we have number of routines within copy_process assume current
    > being the parent.
    >
    > But, we can move most of the complication out of arch code into generic code
    > and share it across multiple archs. Here is the patch for that.
    >
    > We can easily add x86 percpu idle task on top of this cleanup (except for
    > mini-circus to switch idle_task of CPU 0).
    >
    > Sorry. The patches for ia64, mips, powerpc and s390 are untested and are in
    > "should work" category.
    >
    > Overall diffstat looks like
    > ---
    > arch/ia64/kernel/smpboot.c | 49 ++---------------------------
    > arch/mips/kernel/smp.c | 47 +---------------------------
    > arch/powerpc/kernel/smp.c | 63 ++++----------------------------------
    > arch/s390/kernel/smp.c | 38 +++--------------------
    > arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c | 74 ++++++---------------------------------------
    > include/linux/sched.h | 1
    > kernel/fork.c | 48 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    > 7 files changed, 79 insertions(+), 241 deletions(-)
    >

    Looks good to me.

    Reviewed-by: Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha@intel.com>



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