Re: [PATCH 1/2] topology: Check for missing CPU devices

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Am 09.01.2012 03:52, schrieb Ben Hutchings:
On Sun, 2012-01-08 at 17:29 -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 5:06 PM, richard -rw- weinberger
<richard.weinberger@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 1:18 AM, Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Ok, both of the patches look sane to me, but it would really be nice
to hear from somebody with the actual affected architectures, and get
a tested-by.

UML is affected:

I wasted an hour finding out why it is crashing.
Instead of testing kernels I really should read more LKML. ;-)


Ben - how about that

  static DEFINE_PER_CPU(struct cpu, cpu_devices);

approach that Richard uses in his patch, instead of the kcalloc?

That seems perfectly good.

clearly UM should also do that CONFIG_GENERIC_CPU_DEVICES thing with
your patch.

Richard - does Ben's patch work for  you too if you just add "select
GENERIC_CPU_DEVICES" in the UM Kconfig too (Kconfig.common, probably)?

Yeah, Ben's patch solves the problem too. :-)
Ben, please add the attached patch snippet to your patch.


diff --git a/arch/um/Kconfig.common b/arch/um/Kconfig.common
index a923483..b37ae70 100644
--- a/arch/um/Kconfig.common
+++ b/arch/um/Kconfig.common
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ config UML
 	default y

 config MMU

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