Re: [PATCH] arm64: Fix incorrect per-cpu usage for boot CPU

From: Catalin Marinas
Date: Thu Jul 21 2016 - 11:02:28 EST

On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 11:12:55AM +0100, Suzuki K. Poulose wrote:
> In smp_prepare_boot_cpu(), we invoke cpuinfo_store_boot_cpu to store
> the cpuinfo in a per-cpu ptr, before initialising the per-cpu offset for
> the boot CPU. This patch reorders the sequence to make sure we initialise
> the per-cpu offset before accessing the per-cpu area.
> Commit 4b998ff1885eec ("arm64: Delay cpuinfo_store_boot_cpu") fixed the
> issue where we modified the per-cpu area even before the kernel initialises
> the per-cpu areas, but failed to wait until the boot cpu updated it's
> offset.
> Fixes: commit 4b998ff1885eec ("arm64: Delay cpuinfo_store_boot_cpu")
> Cc: <stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@xxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose@xxxxxxx>

Applied. Thanks.