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Date:	Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:06:31 +0530
From:	"Srivatsa S. Bhat" <srivatsa.bhat@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:	paulus@...ba.org, oleg@...hat.com, mingo@...nel.org,
	rjw@...ysocki.net, rusty@...tcorp.com.au, peterz@...radead.org,
	tglx@...utronix.de, akpm@...ux-foundation.org
Cc:	paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com, tj@...nel.org, walken@...gle.com,
	ego@...ux.vnet.ibm.com, linux@....linux.org.uk,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-arch@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-pm@...r.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@...abs.org,
	srivatsa.bhat@...ux.vnet.ibm.com,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>,
	Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net>,
	Wang Dongsheng <dongsheng.wang@...escale.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>, linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org,
	Madhavan Srinivasan <maddy@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	"Srivatsa S. Bhat" <srivatsa.bhat@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Subject: [PATCH v3 14/52] powerpc, sysfs: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration

Subsystems that want to register CPU hotplug callbacks, as well as perform
initialization for the CPUs that are already online, often do it as shown
below:

	get_online_cpus();

	for_each_online_cpu(cpu)
		init_cpu(cpu);

	register_cpu_notifier(&foobar_cpu_notifier);

	put_online_cpus();

This is wrong, since it is prone to ABBA deadlocks involving the
cpu_add_remove_lock and the cpu_hotplug.lock (when running concurrently
with CPU hotplug operations).

Instead, the correct and race-free way of performing the callback
registration is:

	cpu_notifier_register_begin();

	for_each_online_cpu(cpu)
		init_cpu(cpu);

	/* Note the use of the double underscored version of the API */
	__register_cpu_notifier(&foobar_cpu_notifier);

	cpu_notifier_register_done();


Fix the sysfs code in powerpc by using this latter form of callback
registration.

Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>
Cc: Olof Johansson <olof@...om.net>
Cc: Wang Dongsheng <dongsheng.wang@...escale.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Cc: linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org
Acked-by: Madhavan Srinivasan <maddy@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Srivatsa S. Bhat <srivatsa.bhat@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
---

 arch/powerpc/kernel/sysfs.c |    8 +++++++-
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/sysfs.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/sysfs.c
index 97e1dc9..d90d4b7 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/sysfs.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/sysfs.c
@@ -975,7 +975,8 @@ static int __init topology_init(void)
 	int cpu;
 
 	register_nodes();
-	register_cpu_notifier(&sysfs_cpu_nb);
+
+	cpu_notifier_register_begin();
 
 	for_each_possible_cpu(cpu) {
 		struct cpu *c = &per_cpu(cpu_devices, cpu);
@@ -999,6 +1000,11 @@ static int __init topology_init(void)
 		if (cpu_online(cpu))
 			register_cpu_online(cpu);
 	}
+
+	__register_cpu_notifier(&sysfs_cpu_nb);
+
+	cpu_notifier_register_done();
+
 #ifdef CONFIG_PPC64
 	sysfs_create_dscr_default();
 #endif /* CONFIG_PPC64 */

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