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Date:	Tue, 4 Nov 2008 16:15:40 -0200
From:	Eduardo Habkost <>
To:	Avi Kivity <>, Ingo Molnar <>
Cc:	"Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	Simon Horman <>,
	Andrew Morton <>, Vivek Goyal <>,
	Haren Myneni <>,
	Andrey Borzenkov <>,,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 07/16] x86: Make nmi_shootdown_cpus() available on !SMP
	and !X86_LOCAL_APIC

On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 12:52:35PM -0200, Eduardo Habkost wrote:
> The X86_LOCAL_APIC #ifdef was for kdump. For !SMP, the function simply
> does nothing.

The bit below is also needed. It can be added to the series right before
patch 07/16.

After getting some review, I will resubmit the series with it, and with
a few style fixes suggested by checkpatch.

From: Eduardo Habkost <>
Subject: [PATCH 06.1/16] x86: Disable IRQs before doing anything on nmi_shootdown_cpus()

We need to know on which CPU we are running on, and we don't want to be
preempted while doing this.

Signed-off-by: Eduardo Habkost <>
 arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c |    1 +
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c b/arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c
index 23a9d78..407106e 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c
@@ -577,6 +577,7 @@ static struct notifier_block crash_nmi_nb = {
 void nmi_shootdown_cpus(nmi_shootdown_cb callback)
 	unsigned long msecs;
+	local_irq_disable();
 	/* Make a note of crashing cpu. Will be used in NMI callback.*/
 	crashing_cpu = safe_smp_processor_id();

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