4.1-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.Yes, I have objection. Please look into excepts from my mail exchange with Markos:
On 06/25/2015 03:59 AM, Markos Chandras wrote:
@@ -51,9 +51,8 @@ static inline void r4k_on_each_cpu(void (*func) (void *info), void *info)
- smp_call_function(func, info, 1);
+ if (config_enabled(CONFIG_SMP))
+ smp_call_function_many(&cpu_foreign_map, func, info, 1);
You can NOT do this because r4k_on_each_cpu() is still used for non-MIPS/IMG processors for SAFE INDEX cache flushes - cpu_has_safe_index_cacheops (it is not safe in CM/CM2/CM3 environment).
And a little explanation and history:
The function r4k_on_each_cpu() can NOT be used simultaneously for index cacheops and address cacheops because both have a different rules in applying in other cores and that is different in inter-core HW blocks of various vendors. CM propogates address cacheops from core-to-core (no IPI calls are needed) but another vendors may do not - this is indicated by CONFIG_MIPS_MT_SMP (and a dropped now CONFIG_MIPS_MT_SMTC).
Unfortunately, before 220.127.116.11 this function was used for index cacheops too in any kernel and that is WRONG, at least for CM-based systems.
So, I splitted index and address cacheops and wrote a functions r4k_indexop_on_each_cpu and put it in use in at least in dlm-18.104.22.168 and it finally made a way to dev-linux-mti-3.6. This is a famous patch named:
MIPS: Cache flush functions are reworked.
This patch is a preparation for EVA support in kernel.
However, it also fixes a bug then index cacheop was not ran
on multiple CPUs with unsafe index cacheops (flush_cache_vmap,
flush_icache_range, flush_cache_range, __flush_cache_all).
Additionally, it optimizes a usage of index and address cacheops for
address range flushes depending from address range size.
Because of that reasons it is a separate patch from EVA support.
Signed-off-by: Leonid Yegoshin <Leonid.Yegoshin@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Steven J. Hill <Steven.Hill@xxxxxxxxxx>
(cherry picked from commit 6b05dd71da1136fbad0ce642790c4c99343f05e7)