Re: linux-next: Tree for July 18: warning at kernel/lockdep.c:2068trace_hardirqs_on_caller
From: Bernhard Walle
Date: Sun Jul 20 2008 - 11:45:22 EST
* Bernhard Walle <bwalle@xxxxxxx> [2008-07-20 15:03]:
> Because I didn't know that interface. And because I don't see that
> interface on my two systems that I just checked. i386 and x86-64. What
> do I have to do to enable that interface?
That interface depends on CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTPLUG. But given to that
128 config MEMORY_HOTPLUG
129 bool "Allow for memory hot-add"
130 depends on SPARSEMEM || X86_64_ACPI_NUMA
131 depends on HOTPLUG && !HIBERNATION && ARCH_ENABLE_MEMORY_HOTPLUG
132 depends on (IA64 || X86 || PPC64 || SUPERH || S390)
that interface is off on *many* systems (i386, x86_64), so we can't rely
on that interface in kexec. I think on POWER it's much more common than
on PC architectures.
Bernhard Walle, SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Architecture Development
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