Re: [PATCH v2] powerpc: re-enable dynticks
From: Paul E. McKenney
Date: Sat Feb 21 2015 - 00:18:56 EST
On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 11:13:33AM -0600, Paul Clarke wrote:
> implement arch_irq_work_has_interrupt() for powerpc
> (resending because I messed up the e-mail addresses)
> Commit 9b01f5bf3 introduced a dependency on "IRQ work self-IPIs" for
> full dynamic ticks to be enabled, by expecting architectures to
> implement a suitable arch_irq_work_has_interrupt() routine.
> Several arches have implemented this routine, including x86
> (3010279f) and arm (09f6edd4), but powerpc was omitted.
> This patch implements this routine for powerpc.
> The symptom, at boot (on powerpc arch systems) with "nohz_full=<CPU
> list>" is displayed:
> NO_HZ: Can't run full dynticks because arch doesn't support irq
> work self-IPIs
> after this patch:
> NO_HZ: Full dynticks CPUs: <CPU list>.
> Tested against 3.19.
> v2: changed "return 1" to "return true", per Michael Ellerman
> CC: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx>
> CC: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Paul A. Clarke <pc@xxxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/irq_work.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..99cc0aa
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/irq_work.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,11 @@
> +#ifndef _ASM_IRQ_WORK_H
> +#define _ASM_IRQ_WORK_H
> +#include <asm/processor.h>
> +static inline bool arch_irq_work_has_interrupt(void)
> + return true;
> +#endif /* _ASM_IRQ_WORK_H */
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