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Date:	Sat, 20 Apr 2013 22:05:04 +0300
From:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <>
To:	Tejun Heo <>
Cc:	Bjorn Helgaas <>,
	Or Gerlitz <>,
	Ming Lei <>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	David Miller <>,
	Roland Dreier <>,
	netdev <>, Yan Burman <>,
	Jack Morgenstein <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCHv2 for-3.9] pci: avoid work_on_cpu for nested SRIOV probes

On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 08:04:47PM -0700, Tejun Heo wrote:
> So, the thing is there is no actual deadlock. If you're okay with releasing w/
> spurious lockdep warning, leaving things alone should be fine. An issue with
> mst's patch is that it actually changes the behavior to avoid a spurious
> warning.

Yes but in fact, isn't it cleaner to avoid work_on if we are going to run
on the local CPU, anyway?

> An alternative course would be leaving it alone now and remove the
> spurious warning during the coming devel cycle and mark it w/ -stable.
> Thanks.

Okay. Could you send tested a version of work_on_nested?

> --
> tejun
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