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Date:	Mon, 13 Feb 2012 09:23:11 -0800
From:	Tejun Heo <>
To:	Ming Lei <>
Cc:	Christoph Lameter <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] percpu: use raw_local_irq_* in _this_cpu op

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 07:03:38PM +0800, Ming Lei wrote:
> It doesn't make sense to trace irq off or do irq flags
> lock proving inside 'this_cpu' operations, so replace local_irq_*
> with raw_local_irq_* in 'this_cpu' op.
> Also the patch fixes one lockdep warning[1], which is caused
> by the added local_irq_save/restore(flags) in this_cpu_inc
> called by __debug_atomic_inc: kernel/lockdep.c

I think this isn't gonna hurt anything but I don't understand why the
lockdep warning is triggering when using traced version.  Can you
please explain that in a bit more detail in the patch description?

Thank you.

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