Re: Get rid of cpuinit?

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon May 20 2013 - 19:12:13 EST

On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 03:35:43PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> We have gotten rid of devinit markup. A recent patch of Linus' makes me
> wonder if we similarly should get rid of cpuinit markup?
> Just as with devices, the CPU hotplug machinery has been leveraged to
> support a number of pieces of functionality such as suspend, which means
> that on anything but the most embedded systems this functionality is
> likely needed anyway.
> On x86-64, for an "allyesconfig" build, the total amount of space in all
> the .cpu* sections combined is 100K.

No objection from me on removing it, it just causes problems from what I
can tell.


greg k-h
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