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Subject[tip: smp/core] arm64: Don't use disable_nonboot_cpus()
The following commit has been merged into the smp/core branch of tip:

Commit-ID: d66b16f5df4b41c719b98f7b5f61f0161e9e9246
Author: Qais Yousef <>
AuthorDate: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 13:50:59
Committer: Thomas Gleixner <>
CommitterDate: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 12:59:33 +01:00

arm64: Don't use disable_nonboot_cpus()

disable_nonboot_cpus() is not safe to use when doing machine_down(),
because it relies on freeze_secondary_cpus() which in turn is
a suspend/resume related freeze and could abort if the logic detects any
pending activities that can prevent finishing the offlining process.

Beside disable_nonboot_cpus() is dependent on CONFIG_PM_SLEEP_SMP which
is an othogonal config to rely on to ensure this function works

Signed-off-by: Qais Yousef <>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <>
Acked-by: Catalin Marinas <>
Cc: Will Deacon <>

arch/arm64/kernel/process.c | 4 ++--
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/process.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/process.c
index 0062605..1b9f7b7 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kernel/process.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/process.c
@@ -141,11 +141,11 @@ void arch_cpu_idle_dead(void)
* to execute e.g. a RAM-based pin loop is not sufficient. This allows the
* kexec'd kernel to use any and all RAM as it sees fit, without having to
* avoid any code or data used by any SW CPU pin loop. The CPU hotplug
- * functionality embodied in disable_nonboot_cpus() to achieve this.
+ * functionality embodied in smpt_shutdown_nonboot_cpus() to achieve this.
void machine_shutdown(void)
- disable_nonboot_cpus();
+ smp_shutdown_nonboot_cpus(0);

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