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Date:   Mon, 15 Apr 2019 23:39:57 +0000
From:   Dexuan Cui <decui@...rosoft.com>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
CC:     "tglx@...utronix.de" <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        "riel@...riel.com" <riel@...riel.com>,
        "jpoimboe@...hat.com" <jpoimboe@...hat.com>,
        "luto@...nel.org" <luto@...nel.org>,
        Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin@...rosoft.com>,
        Sasha Levin <Alexander.Levin@...rosoft.com>,
        Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@...rosoft.com>,
        KY Srinivasan <kys@...rosoft.com>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Michael Kelley <mikelley@...rosoft.com>,
        "marcelo.cerri@...onical.com" <marcelo.cerri@...onical.com>,
        "apw@...onical.com" <apw@...onical.com>,
        "olaf@...fle.de" <olaf@...fle.de>, vkuznets <vkuznets@...hat.com>,
        "jasowang@...hat.com" <jasowang@...hat.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] smp: Do not warn if smp_call_function_single() is doing a
 self call.

> From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
> Sent: Monday, April 15, 2019 5:21 AM
> To: Dexuan Cui <decui@...rosoft.com>
> 
> On Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 11:53:57PM +0000, Dexuan Cui wrote:
> > If smp_call_function_single() is calling the function for itself, it's safe
> > to run with irqs_disabled() == true.
> >
> > I hit the warning because I'm in the below path in the .suspend callback of
> > a "syscore_ops" to support hibernation for a VM running on Hyper-V:
> >
> >   hv_synic_cleanup() ->
> >     clockevents_unbind_device() ->
> >       clockevents_unbind() ->
> >         smp_call_function_single().
> >
> > When the .suspend callback runs, only CPU0 is online and irqs_disabled() is
> > true.
> 
> Pray tell, how well do you think mutex_lock() works with interrupts
> disabled?

Good point. I realized generally speaking this patch makes no sense, so let me
try the solution proposed by Vitaly, i.e. fix clockevents_unbind() instead.

Thanks,
-- Dexuan

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