Re: [PATCH] smpboot: allow excluding cpus from the smpboot threads

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Tue Apr 14 2015 - 13:56:59 EST

On Tue, 14 Apr 2015, Chris Metcalf wrote:
> On 04/14/2015 11:23 AM, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 12:06:50PM -0400, Chris Metcalf wrote:
> > > Also, I want to ask Linus to pull the tile-specific changes for nohz_full
> > > for the tile architecture. This includes a copy of the change to add the
> > > tick_nohz_full_add_cpus_to() and tick_nohz_full_remove_cpus_from()
> > > routines here:
> > Hmm, this is going to be too late to push the tick_nohz_full_add_cpus_to()
> > stuff for this merge window. This needs to go through nohz core tree and
> > we are already in the middle of the merge window.
> I'll defer the change in the tilegx network driver until the next merge.
> (I guess what I would do is cherrypick the nohz change into the tile tree
> to keep it easy to build and just assume it's easy to resolve when it's
> pulled for 4.2.)

Please do not cherry pick. We provide a branch for you to pull so we
don't end up with different commit ids for the same patches.


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