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Date:	Sat, 19 Jan 2008 13:52:39 -0800
From:	Mike Travis <travis@....com>
To:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
CC:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, Andi Kleen <ak@...e.de>,
	Christoph Lameter <clameter@....com>, linux-mm@...ck.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] x86: Add config variables for SMP_MAX

Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu> wrote:
> 
>> and then it crashes with:
>>
>>  [    0.000000] Bootmem setup node 0 0000000000000000-000000003fff0000
>>  [    0.000000] KERN_NOTICE cpu_to_node(0): usage too early!
>>  PANIC: early exception 06 rip 10:ffffffff81f77f30 error 0 cr2 f06f53
>>  [    0.000000] Pid: 0, comm: swapper Not tainted 2.6.24-rc8 #422
>>  [    0.000000]
>>  [    0.000000] Call Trace:
>>  [    0.000000]  [<ffffffff81f76b4a>] ? setup_node_bootmem+0x1a0/0x1b8
>>  [    0.000000]  [<ffffffff81f77f30>] ? acpi_scan_nodes+0x204/0x255
>>  [    0.000000]  [<ffffffff81f77f30>] ? acpi_scan_nodes+0x204/0x255
>>  [    0.000000]  [<ffffffff81f77103>] ? numa_initmem_init+0x343/0x471
>>
>> moral: PLEASE do not use BUG() on in early init code, unless 
>> absolutely necessary.
> 
> the right fix is below.
> 
> 	Ingo
> 
> ---
>  include/asm-x86/topology.h |    4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> Index: linux/include/asm-x86/topology.h
> ===================================================================
> --- linux.orig/include/asm-x86/topology.h
> +++ linux/include/asm-x86/topology.h
> @@ -70,10 +70,10 @@ static inline int cpu_to_node(int cpu)
>  	if(x86_cpu_to_node_map_early_ptr) {
>  		printk("KERN_NOTICE cpu_to_node(%d): usage too early!\n",
>  			(int)cpu);
> -		BUG();
> +		dump_stack();
>  	}
>  #endif
> -	if(per_cpu_offset(cpu))
> +	if (per_cpu_offset(cpu))
>  		return per_cpu(x86_cpu_to_node_map, cpu);
>  	else
>  		return NUMA_NO_NODE;

Thanks.  I had pulled this from the patch as ak suggested.  But it seems
that it's finding real errors that need to be fixed.

Thanks,
Mike
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