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Date:	Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:08:36 +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,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, x86@...nel.org,
	"Srivatsa S. Bhat" <srivatsa.bhat@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Subject: [PATCH v3 26/52] x86, hpet: 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 hpet code in x86 by using this latter form of callback registration.

Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
Cc: x86@...nel.org
Signed-off-by: Srivatsa S. Bhat <srivatsa.bhat@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
---

 arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c |    4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c b/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c
index da85a8e..d89382b 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c
@@ -943,12 +943,14 @@ static __init int hpet_late_init(void)
 	if (boot_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_ARAT))
 		return 0;
 
+	cpu_notifier_register_begin();
 	for_each_online_cpu(cpu) {
 		hpet_cpuhp_notify(NULL, CPU_ONLINE, (void *)(long)cpu);
 	}
 
 	/* This notifier should be called after workqueue is ready */
-	hotcpu_notifier(hpet_cpuhp_notify, -20);
+	__hotcpu_notifier(hpet_cpuhp_notify, -20);
+	cpu_notifier_register_done();
 
 	return 0;
 }

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