Re: [PATCH 05/16] staging/lustre: fix up obsolete cpu function usage.

From: Oleg Drokin
Date: Mon Mar 02 2015 - 20:16:38 EST

On Mar 2, 2015, at 6:39 PM, Rusty Russell wrote:
>> if (i == NR_CPUS)
>> blah;
>> when we are replacing for_each_cpu_mask with for_each_cpu,
>> what do we check the counter against now to see that the entire loop was executed
>> and we did not exit prematurely? nr_cpu_ids?
> You want >= nr_cpu_ids here.

Aha, Thanks!

>> Also I assume we still want to get rid of direct cpumask assignments like
>>> mask = *cpumask_of_node(cpu_to_node(index));
> Yes, but this code is wrong anyway:
> mask = *cpumask_of_node(cpu_to_node(index));
> for (i = max; i < num_online_cpus(); i++)
> cpumask_clear_cpu(i, &mask);
> *Never* iterate to num_online_cpus(). eg. if cpus 0 and 3 are online,
> num_online_cpus() == 2. I'm not sure what this code is doing, but it's
> not doing it well :)

Oh my, I don't know how I have not seen it sooner. I think I developed an
idea of what it is trying to do.
Thanks for highlighting it.

So there are 7 more users like this outside of Lustre in the kernel then, I'll try for a patch:
./drivers/scsi/hpsa.c: for (i = 0; i < num_online_cpus(); i++) { -- this one seems to be just opencoding for_each_cpu, though

./arch/um/kernel/smp.c: for (i = 0; i < num_online_cpus(); i++) { -- I wonder if UML is able to have discontiguous cpus up?

./arch/sh/include/asm/mmu_context.h: for (i = 0; i < num_online_cpus(); i++) -- this seems to be the same bug we have.

./arch/sh/kernel/smp.c: for (i = 0; i < num_online_cpus(); i++) -- this and the two below it too
./arch/sh/kernel/smp.c: for (i = 0; i < num_online_cpus(); i++)
./arch/sh/kernel/smp.c: for (i = 0; i < num_online_cpus(); i++)

./arch/m32r/kernel/smpboot.c: for (cpu_id = 0 ; cpu_id < num_online_cpus() ; cpu_id++) -- this also is buggy, though it's just an info print.

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