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Date:	Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:27:28 +0800
From:	Jiang Liu <jiang.liu@...ux.intel.com>
To:	Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
	David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
CC:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...ysocki.net>,
	Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@...gle.com>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>,
	Yinghai Lu <yinghai@...nel.org>,
	Grant Likely <grant.likely@...aro.org>, x86@...nel.org,
	Len Brown <lenb@...nel.org>,
	Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@...cle.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>,
	Joerg Roedel <joro@...tes.org>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-pci@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org, Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] x86/apic changes for v3.17



On 2014/8/10 1:06, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 08, 2014 at 03:21:44PM -0700, David Rientjes wrote:
>> On Thu, 7 Aug 2014, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>>
>>> Linus, please pull the latest x86-apic-for-linus git tree from:
>>>
>>>    git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git x86-apic-for-linus
>>>
>>>    # HEAD: 5e3bf215f4f2efc0af89e6dbc5da789744aeb5d7 x86/apic/vsmp: Make is_vsmp_box() static
>>>
>>>
>>> The main changes in this cycle are:
>>>
>>>     * Remove obsolete APIC driver abstractions. (David Rientjes)
>>>
>>
>> These changes are unrelated from the other issues and can still be pulled 
>> from
>>
>> 	git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rientjes/linux.git x86/apic 
>>
>> if we want the cleanups for 3.17.  The x86 pull request was originally at 
>> http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=140678961924050.
>>
>> It would be a shame to miss out on that because the changes share the same 
>> tip branch.
> 
> Actually, that whole branch could go in now, especially since Thomas
> picked up the stable IRQ numbers assignment during s/r fix:
> 
> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/tip-3eec595235c17a74094daa1e02d1b0af2e9a7125@git.kernel.org
> 
> @tglx: I don't know about IOAPIC reference count:
> 
> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/1407209178-18644-3-git-send-email-jiang.liu@linux.intel.com
> 
> This looks like a bugfix too.
Hi Borislav,
	The reference count fix only affects IOAPIC hotplug, so it
may be grouped into coming IOAPIC hotplug patch set.
Thanks!
Gerry

> 
> With those two applied, tip/x86/apic is good to go IMHO. The only thing
> that remains are the IOMMU IOPFs which we'll deal accordingly later -
> they need shutting up only anyway.
> 
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