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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: x86@kernel.org, Jiang Liu <jiang.liu@linux.intel.com>,
	Joerg Roedel <joro@8bytes.org>, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Subject: [patch 1/5] x86, smpboot: Remove pointless preempt_disable() in native_smp_prepare_cpus()
Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:48:29 -0000
Message-ID: <20141205084147.153643952@linutronix.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20141204234737.728961990@linutronix.de>


[-- Attachment #0: x86-smpboot-remove-pointless-preempt-disables.patch --]
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There is no reason to keep preemption disabled in this function.

We only have two other threads live: kthreadd and idle. Neither of
them is going to preempt. But that preempt_disable forces all the code
inside to do GFP_ATOMIC allocations which is just insane.

Remove it.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
---
 arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c |    8 +-------
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 7 deletions(-)

Index: tip/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
===================================================================
--- tip.orig/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
+++ tip/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
@@ -1084,7 +1084,6 @@ void __init native_smp_prepare_cpus(unsi
 {
 	unsigned int i;
 
-	preempt_disable();
 	smp_cpu_index_default();
 
 	/*
@@ -1102,22 +1101,19 @@ void __init native_smp_prepare_cpus(unsi
 	}
 	set_cpu_sibling_map(0);
 
-
 	if (smp_sanity_check(max_cpus) < 0) {
 		pr_info("SMP disabled\n");
 		disable_smp();
-		goto out;
+		return;
 	}
 
 	default_setup_apic_routing();
 
-	preempt_disable();
 	if (read_apic_id() != boot_cpu_physical_apicid) {
 		panic("Boot APIC ID in local APIC unexpected (%d vs %d)",
 		     read_apic_id(), boot_cpu_physical_apicid);
 		/* Or can we switch back to PIC here? */
 	}
-	preempt_enable();
 
 	connect_bsp_APIC();
 
@@ -1151,8 +1147,6 @@ void __init native_smp_prepare_cpus(unsi
 		uv_system_init();
 
 	set_mtrr_aps_delayed_init();
-out:
-	preempt_enable();
 }
 
 void arch_enable_nonboot_cpus_begin(void)



  reply index

Thread overview: 56+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-12-05  8:48 [patch 0/5] x86/iommu: Bootup stage cleanups Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-05  8:48 ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2014-12-05 23:25   ` [tip:x86/apic] x86, smpboot: Remove pointless preempt_disable() in native_smp_prepare_cpus() tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-19 14:02   ` tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-05  8:48 ` [patch 2/5] iommu, x86: Restructure setup of the irq remapping feature Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-05 23:25   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-05  8:48 ` [patch 3/5] iommu/vt-d: Move iommu preparatory allocations to irq_remap_ops.prepare Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-05 23:26   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-11  7:35     ` Yinghai Lu
2014-12-11 14:33       ` Jiang Liu
2014-12-11 17:57         ` Yinghai Lu
2014-12-11 20:30           ` Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-12  2:04             ` Yinghai Lu
2015-04-27 22:46               ` Yinghai Lu
2015-04-29  8:15                 ` Jiang Liu
2014-12-05  8:48 ` [patch 4/5] irqdomain: Revert gfp hackery Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-05 23:26   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-05  8:48 ` [patch 5/5] iommu/vt-d: Convert allocations to GFP_KERNEL Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-05 23:26   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
2014-12-05 12:22 ` [patch 0/5] x86/iommu: Bootup stage cleanups Joerg Roedel
2015-01-07  7:31 [Patch v2 00/16] Refine IR initialization flow and fixes bugs related to X2APIC Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 01/16] iommu, x86: Restructure setup of the irq remapping feature Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 12:58   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 02/16] iommu/vt-d: Move iommu preparatory allocations to irq_remap_ops.prepare Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 12:58   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 03/16] iommu/vt-d: Convert allocations to GFP_KERNEL Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 12:59   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 04/16] x86/apic: Panic if kernel doesn't support x2apic but BIOS has enabled x2apic Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 12:59   ` [tip:x86/apic] x86/apic: Panic if kernel doesn' t " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 05/16] x86/apic: Kill useless variable x2apic_enabled in function enable_IR_x2apic() Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 12:59   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 06/16] x86/apic: Correctly detect X2APIC status in function enable_IR() Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:00   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 07/16] x86/apic: Refine enable_IR_x2apic() and related functions Jiang Liu
2015-01-15  9:24   ` Thomas Gleixner
2015-01-15 13:00   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:00   ` [tip:x86/apic] x86/apic: Handle XAPIC remap mode proper tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 08/16] iommu/vt-d: Prepare for killing function irq_remapping_supported() Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:01   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 09/16] iommu/vt-d: Allocate IRQ remapping data structures only for all IOMMUs Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:01   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Joerg Roedel
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 10/16] iommu/vt-d: Allow IR works in XAPIC mode though CPU works in X2APIC mode Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:01   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 11/16] x86/apic: Only disable CPU x2apic mode when necessary Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:02   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 12/16] iommu/amd: Check for irq-remap support amd_iommu_prepare() Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:02   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Joerg Roedel
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 13/16] iommu/irq_remapping: Kill function irq_remapping_supported() and related code Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:02   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 14/16] iommu/irq_remapping: Refine function irq_remapping_prepare() for maintenance Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:03   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 15/16] iommu/irq_remapping: Change variable disable_irq_remap to be static Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:03   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-07  7:31 ` [Patch v2 16/16] iommu/irq_remapping: Normailize the way to detect whether IR is enabled Jiang Liu
2015-01-15 13:03   ` [tip:x86/apic] " tip-bot for Jiang Liu
2015-01-09 12:03 ` [Patch v2 00/16] Refine IR initialization flow and fixes bugs related to X2APIC Joerg Roedel

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