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From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
To: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: galak@kernel.crashing.org, akpm@osdl.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org,
	torvalds@osdl.org, maxk@qualcomm.com, tglx@linutronix.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH] genirq: Set initial default irq affinity to just CPU0
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2008 08:33:09 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1224970389.7654.473.camel@pasglop> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20081024.161813.193686281.davem@davemloft.net>

On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 16:18 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org>
> Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 10:57:38 -0500
> 
> > Commit 18404756765c713a0be4eb1082920c04822ce588 introduced a regression
> > on a subset of SMP based PPC systems whose interrupt controller only
> > allow setting an irq to a single processor.  The previous behavior
> > was only CPU0 was initially setup to get interrupts.  Revert back
> > to that behavior.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org>
> 
> I really don't remember getting all of my interrupts only on cpu 0
> on sparc64 before any of these changes.  I therefore find all of
> this quite mysterious. :-)

Well, I don't know how you do it but on powerpc, we explicitely fill the
affinity masks at boot time when we can spread interrupts... Maybe we
should change it the other way around and limit the mask when we can't ?
It's hard to tell for sure at this stage.

Ben.



  reply	other threads:[~2008-10-25 21:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-24 15:57 Kumar Gala
2008-10-24 23:18 ` David Miller
2008-10-25 21:33   ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt [this message]
2008-10-26  4:04     ` David Miller
2008-10-26  6:33       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-10-27 13:43         ` Kumar Gala
2008-10-27 20:27           ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-10-27 20:45             ` Kumar Gala

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