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From: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: lizefan@huawei.com, mingo@kernel.org, tglx@linutronix.de,
	josh@joshtriplett.org, yury.norov@gmail.com,
	peterz@infradead.org, paulmck@kernel.org, fweisbec@gmail.com,
	linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk, andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com,
	Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>
Subject: [PATCH 8/8] rcu: deprecate "all" option to rcu_nocbs=
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 12:11:41 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210126171141.122639-9-paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210126171141.122639-1-paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>

With the core bitmap support now accepting "N" as a placeholder for
the end of the bitmap, "all" can be represented as "0-N" and has the
advantage of not being specific to RCU (or any other subsystem).

So deprecate the use of "all" by removing documentation references
to it.  The support itself needs to remain for now, since we don't
know how many people out there are using it currently, but since it
is in an __init area anyway, it isn't worth losing sleep over.

Cc: Yury Norov <yury.norov@gmail.com>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@kernel.org>
Cc: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>
Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>
---
 Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 4 +---
 kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h                        | 6 ++----
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index a10b545c2070..a116c0ff0a91 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -4037,9 +4037,7 @@
 				see CONFIG_RAS_CEC help text.
 
 	rcu_nocbs=	[KNL]
-			The argument is a cpu list, as described above,
-			except that the string "all" can be used to
-			specify every CPU on the system.
+			The argument is a cpu list, as described above.
 
 			In kernels built with CONFIG_RCU_NOCB_CPU=y, set
 			the specified list of CPUs to be no-callback CPUs.
diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h b/kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h
index 7e291ce0a1d6..56788dfde922 100644
--- a/kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h
+++ b/kernel/rcu/tree_plugin.h
@@ -1463,14 +1463,12 @@ static void rcu_cleanup_after_idle(void)
 
 /*
  * Parse the boot-time rcu_nocb_mask CPU list from the kernel parameters.
- * The string after the "rcu_nocbs=" is either "all" for all CPUs, or a
- * comma-separated list of CPUs and/or CPU ranges.  If an invalid list is
- * given, a warning is emitted and all CPUs are offloaded.
+ * If the list is invalid, a warning is emitted and all CPUs are offloaded.
  */
 static int __init rcu_nocb_setup(char *str)
 {
 	alloc_bootmem_cpumask_var(&rcu_nocb_mask);
-	if (!strcasecmp(str, "all"))
+	if (!strcasecmp(str, "all"))		/* legacy: use "0-N" instead */
 		cpumask_setall(rcu_nocb_mask);
 	else
 		if (cpulist_parse(str, rcu_nocb_mask)) {
-- 
2.17.1


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-01-27  0:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-26 17:11 [PATCH v3 0/8] support for bitmap (and hence CPU) list "N" abbreviation Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 17:11 ` [PATCH 1/8] lib: test_bitmap: clearly separate ERANGE from EINVAL tests Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 21:04   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-01-27  7:21     ` Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 17:11 ` [PATCH 2/8] lib: test_bitmap: add more start-end:offset/len tests Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 21:11   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-01-27  3:03   ` Yury Norov
2021-01-26 17:11 ` [PATCH 3/8] lib: bitmap: fold nbits into region struct Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 21:16   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-01-26 21:18     ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-01-27  8:02     ` Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-28  0:47       ` Yury Norov
2021-01-28 10:17         ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-01-27  3:08   ` Yury Norov
2021-01-26 17:11 ` [PATCH 4/8] lib: bitmap: move ERANGE check from set_region to check_region Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 21:19   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-01-27  3:12   ` Yury Norov
2021-01-26 17:11 ` [PATCH 5/8] lib: bitmap_getnum: separate arg into region and field Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 21:23   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-01-27  2:58     ` Yury Norov
2021-01-27  8:38       ` Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 17:11 ` [PATCH 6/8] lib: bitmap: support "N" as an alias for size of bitmap Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 21:37   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-01-26 21:41     ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-01-27 17:57       ` Yury Norov
2021-01-27  8:20     ` Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 17:11 ` [PATCH 7/8] lib: test_bitmap: add tests for "N" alias Paul Gortmaker
2021-01-26 17:11 ` Paul Gortmaker [this message]
2021-01-26 21:36   ` [PATCH 8/8] rcu: deprecate "all" option to rcu_nocbs= Yury Norov
2021-01-26 22:17     ` Paul E. McKenney
2021-01-26 22:27 ` [PATCH v3 0/8] support for bitmap (and hence CPU) list "N" abbreviation Yury Norov
2021-01-27  9:12   ` Paul Gortmaker
2021-02-09 22:58 [PATCH v4 " Paul Gortmaker
2021-02-09 22:59 ` [PATCH 8/8] rcu: deprecate "all" option to rcu_nocbs= Paul Gortmaker
2021-02-21  8:08 [PATCH v5 0/8] support for bitmap (and hence CPU) list "N" abbreviation Paul Gortmaker
2021-02-21  8:08 ` [PATCH 8/8] rcu: deprecate "all" option to rcu_nocbs= Paul Gortmaker

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