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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] x86: speed cpu_up by quirking cpu_init_udelay
On Fri, May 08, 2015 at 02:37:55AM -0400, Len Brown wrote:
> From: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
>
> Modern processor familes are on a white-list to remove
> the costly cpu_init_udelay 10000. Unknown processor families
> get the traditional 10ms delay in cpu_up().
>
> This seemed more efficient than forcing modern processors
> to exhaustively search a black-list having all the old
> processor families that should have a 10ms delay.
> For not only are new processor familes infrequently added,
> the white list also allows a delay other than 0, if needed.
>
> Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c | 37 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
> 1 file changed, 35 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

...

> +static void __init smp_quirk_init_udelay(void)
> +{
> + const struct x86_cpu_id *id;
> + unsigned int new_udelay;
> +
> + id = x86_match_cpu(init_udelay_ids);
> + if (id == NULL)
> + return; /* if no match, keep default */
> +
> + if (init_udelay != UDELAY_10MS_DEFAULT)
> + return; /* if cmdline changed from default, leave it alone */
> +
> + new_udelay = (unsigned long) id->driver_data;
> + pr_debug("cpu_init_udelay quirk to %d, was %d", new_udelay, init_udelay);

Can we make this printk(KERN_DEBUG please?

I'd like to be able to slap "debug" on the command line and not
recompile the kernel. And no, dyndbg="file smpboot.c +p" or whatever the
syntax is, simply doesn't scale if I want to see all debug messages from
early boot.

Thanks.

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Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

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