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SubjectRe: [PATCH] powerpc: re-enable dynticks
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On Fri, 2015-02-13 at 13:38 -0600, Paul Clarke wrote:
> implement arch_irq_work_has_interrupt() for powerpc
>
> Commit 9b01f5bf3 introduced a dependency on "IRQ work self-IPIs" for
> full dynamic ticks to be enabled, by expecting architectures to
> implement a suitable arch_irq_work_has_interrupt() routine.
>
> Several arches have implemented this routine, including x86 (3010279f)
> and arm (09f6edd4), but powerpc was omitted.
>
> This patch implements this routine for powerpc.
>
> The symptom, at boot (on powerpc arch systems) with "nohz_full=<CPU
> list>" is displayed:
> NO_HZ: Can't run full dynticks because arch doesn't support irq
> work self-IPIs
>
> after this patch:
> NO_HZ: Full dynticks CPUs: <CPU list>.
>
> Tested against 3.19.

It makes the message change, but is that correct? ie. do we actually implement
"IRQ work self-IPIs"?

> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/irq_work.h
> b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/irq_work.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..18365ec
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/irq_work.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,11 @@
> +#ifndef _ASM_IRQ_WORK_H
> +#define _ASM_IRQ_WORK_H
> +
> +#include <asm/processor.h>
> +
> +static inline bool arch_irq_work_has_interrupt(void)
> +{
> + return 1;

Should be "true";

> +}

cheers




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