Re: [PATCH] ARM: Support arch_irq_work_raise() via self IPIs

From: Kevin Hilman
Date: Mon Oct 28 2013 - 21:58:51 EST

Stephen Boyd <sboyd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> This will allow the scheduler tick to be restarted if we're in
> full NOHZ mode.
> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Minor nit, but I'd prefer a more verbose changelog (I forget things
quickly and like to rely on changelogs for my memory.) Probably worth
adding something like: "By default, irq_work is tied to the tick
processing (update_process_times()) but in full NOHZ mode, no tick means
no IRQ work. In order for IRQ work to be done in full NOHZ mode, a
self-IPI is used to process IRQ work."

Other than the changelog nit, patch looks good, feel free to add

Reviewed-by: Kevin Hilman <khilman@xxxxxxxxxx>

If Russell is OK with this, it can go to his patch system.

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