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@ 2020-03-27  6:38 Cao jin
  2020-04-08 12:07 ` Cao jin
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Cao jin @ 2020-03-27  6:38 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: X86 ML, LKML
  Cc: Thomas Gleixner, Borislav Petkov, Ingo Molnar, H. Peter Anvin

Hi,

At the beginning of this function, there is:

    /* No boot processor was found in mptable or ACPI MADT */
    if (!num_processors) {
        if (boot_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_APIC)) {
            int apicid = boot_cpu_physical_apicid;
            int cpu = hard_smp_processor_id();

            pr_warn("Boot CPU (id %d) not listed by BIOS\n", cpu);

            /* Make sure boot cpu is enumerated */
            if (apic->cpu_present_to_apicid(0) == BAD_APICID &&
                apic->apic_id_valid(apicid))
                generic_processor_info(apicid, boot_cpu_apic_version);
        }

        if (!num_processors)
            num_processors = 1;
    }

I see 3 cases will go through this code chunk,

1. UP, has no APCI MADT & MP table, but has APIC
2. 2a51fe083eba7f: kdump kernel running on the hot-plugged CPU
3. normal UP(No table, no APIC)

And "if (boot_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_APIC))" covers case 1 & 2 to my
understanding.

But both cases 1 & 2 already have boot_cpu_physical_apicid initialized
from APIC ID register:
1. init_apic_mappings --> register_lapic_address
2. early_acpi_boot_init --> early_acpi_process_madt -->...-->
   register_lapic_address

So my question is: is variable "cpu" redundant? Could it be:

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
index 69881b2d446c..99fc03511568 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
@@ -1456,9 +1456,9 @@ __init void prefill_possible_map(void)
        if (!num_processors) {
                if (boot_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_APIC)) {
                        int apicid = boot_cpu_physical_apicid;
-                       int cpu = hard_smp_processor_id();

-                       pr_warn("Boot CPU (id %d) not listed by BIOS\n", cpu);
+                       pr_warn("Boot CPU (id %d) not listed by BIOS\n", \
+                                boot_cpu_physical_apicid);

                        /* Make sure boot cpu is enumerated */
                        if (apic->cpu_present_to_apicid(0) == BAD_APICID &&

-- 
Sincerely,
Cao jin



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