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Date:	Sat, 5 Jul 2014 20:26:34 +0100
From:	Russell King - ARM Linux <>
To:	pawandeep oza <>
	Nicolas Pitre <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] machine_power_off: not only local_irq_disable but also
	do disable preemption

On Sun, Jul 06, 2014 at 12:34:14AM +0530, pawandeep oza wrote:
> no this is not a generic code bug, because only in this scenerio, problem
> might happen.
> because other core is plugged out and now there is no chance that it can
> release the spin_lock it would have held previously.
> so this core must run with preemption and interrupt disabled.
> this is only applicable  for shutdown, not for any other scenerio.

No.  See my reply I just sent.  Preempting when local interrupts
disabled is a bug.

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