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From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
To: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, tglx@linutronix.de,
	mingo@redhat.com, hpa@zytor.com, kexec@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH], issue EOI to APIC prior to calling crash_kexec in die_nmi path
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 23:00:01 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080206220001.GA15155@elte.hu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080206192555.GA24910@hmsendeavour.rdu.redhat.com>


* Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com> wrote:

>  	if (!user_mode_vm(regs)) {
> +		nmi_exit();
> +		local_irq_enable();
>  		current->thread.trap_no = 2;
>  		crash_kexec(regs);

looks good to me, but please move the local_irq_enable() to within 
crash_kexec() instead - probably inside the "got the kexec lock" 
section. That makes crash_kexec() use generally safer too i guess: right 
it seems that die() too can call crash_kexec() with irqs disabled - and 
can thus hang in smp_send_stop() [or wherever it hung before].

	Ingo

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-06 22:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-06 19:25 Neil Horman
2008-02-06 19:40 ` Vivek Goyal
2008-02-06 20:12   ` Neil Horman
2008-02-06 20:21     ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-06 21:04       ` Neil Horman
2008-02-06 20:35     ` Vivek Goyal
2008-02-06 22:00 ` Ingo Molnar [this message]
2008-02-06 22:48   ` Vivek Goyal
2008-02-06 22:53     ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-06 22:56     ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-06 23:36       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-06 23:50         ` Vivek Goyal
2008-02-07  0:31         ` Eric W. Biederman
2008-02-07  0:39           ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07  1:30             ` Eric W. Biederman
2008-02-07 12:17           ` Neil Horman
2008-02-07 12:24             ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07 20:37               ` Neil Horman
2008-02-08 16:14               ` Neil Horman
2008-02-08 16:45                 ` Vivek Goyal
2008-02-08 17:26                   ` Neil Horman
2008-02-12 21:08                   ` Neil Horman
2008-02-15 14:02                     ` Eric W. Biederman
2008-02-20 14:57                     ` Neil Horman
2008-02-08 16:54               ` Andi Kleen

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