1. 08 Sep, 2008 1 commit
    • Manfred Spraul's avatar
      kernel/cpu.c: create a CPU_STARTING cpu_chain notifier · e545a614
      Manfred Spraul authored
      
      
      Right now, there is no notifier that is called on a new cpu, before the new
      cpu begins processing interrupts/softirqs.
      Various kernel function would need that notification, e.g. kvm works around
      by calling smp_call_function_single(), rcu polls cpu_online_map.
      
      The patch adds a CPU_STARTING notification. It also adds a helper function
      that sends the message to all cpu_chain handlers.
      
      Tested on x86-64.
      All other archs are untested. Especially on sparc, I'm not sure if I got
      it right.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarManfred Spraul <manfred@colorfullife.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
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