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Date:	Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:09:57 +0000
From:	David Vrabel <>
To:	Boris Ostrovsky <>,
	xen-devel <>
CC:	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	David Vrabel <>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Testing preemptibility test in xen_setup_cpu_clockevents()

On 22/12/14 15:53, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
> With 250a1ac685f (x86, smpboot: Remove pointless preempt_disable() in
> native_smp_prepare_cpus()) HVM guests no longer boot since we are
> hitting BUG_ON(preemptible()) in xen_setup_cpu_clockevents().
> I don't think we need this test (PV or HVM), do we?

It looks safe to remove the BUG_ON().

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