Re: linux-next: Fixes tag needs some work in the tip tree
From: Stephen Rothwell
Date: Thu Aug 29 2019 - 05:18:13 EST
On Thu, 29 Aug 2019 04:26:33 -0400 Bandan Das <bsd@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > In commit
> > bae3a8d3308e ("x86/apic: Do not initialize LDR and DFR for bigsmp")
> > Fixes tag
> > Fixes: db7b9e9f26b8 ("[PATCH] Clustered APIC setup for >8 CPU systems")
> > has these problem(s):
> > - Target SHA1 does not exist
> I tried to dig this up and I believe that this is from pre-git.
> I went back as far as commit 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
> Author: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Sat Apr 16 15:20:36 2005 -0700
> Initial git repository build. I'm not bothering with the full history,
> even though we have it. We can create a separate "historical" git
> archive of that later if we want to, and in the meantime it's about
> 3.2GB when imported into git - space that would just make the early
> git days unnecessarily complicated, when we don't have a lot of good
> infrastructure for it.
> Let it rip!
> which adds init_apic_ldr() in include/asm-i386/mach-bigsmp/mach_apic.h with
> the following:
> +static inline void init_apic_ldr(void)
> + unsigned long val;
> + apic_write_around(APIC_DFR, APIC_DFR_VALUE);
> + val = apic_read(APIC_LDR) & ~APIC_LDR_MASK;
> + val = calculate_ldr(val);
> + apic_write_around(APIC_LDR, val);
> So, the bug seems to be present here as well...
commit db7b9e9f26b8 ("[PATCH] Clustered APIC setup for >8 CPU systems")
is from Thomas' history git tree ... I should have read more of the
commit message :-( Sorry for the noise.
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