Re: [PATCH v4 0/3] x86, apic, kexec: Add disable_cpu_apic kernelparameter
From: Baoquan He
Date: Tue Oct 29 2013 - 11:29:08 EST
On 10/29/13 at 10:21pm, Baoquan He wrote:
> I am reviewing this patchset, and found there's a cpu0 hotplug feature
Forget to attach the link of patch for cpu0 hotplug.
In this patchset, BSP is also called CPU0.
> posted by intel which we can borrow an idea from. In that implementation,
> CPU0 is waken up by nmi not INIT to avoid the realmode bootstrap code
> execution. I tried it by below patch which includes one line of change.
> By console printing, I got the boot cpu is always 0(namely cpu=0),
> however the apicid related to each processor keeps the same as in 1st
> kernel. In my HP Z420 machine, the apicid for BSP is 0, so I just make a
> test patch which depends on the fact that apicid for BSP is 0. Maybe
> generally the apicid for BSP can't be guaranteed, then passing it from
> 1st kernel to 2nd kernel in cmdline is very helpful, just as you have
> done for disable_cpu_apic.
> On my HP z420, I add nr_cpus=4 in /etc/sysconfig/kdump, and then execute
> below command, then 3 APs (1 boot cpu and 2 AP) can be waken up
> correctly, but BSP failed because NMI received for unknown reason 21 on
> CPU0. I think I need further check why BSP failed to wake up by nmi. But
> 3 processors are brought up successfully and kdump is successful too.
> sudo taskset -c 1 sh -c "echo c >/proc/sysrq-trigger"
> [ 0.296831] smpboot: Booting Node 0, Processors # 1
> [ 0.302095]
> *****************************************************cpu=1, apicid=0, wakeup_cpu_via_init_nmi
> [ 0.311942] cpu=1, apicid=0, register_nmi_handlercpu=1, apicid=0, wakeup_secondary_cpu_via_nmi
> [ 0.320826] Uhhuh. NMI received for unknown reason 21 on CPU 0.
> [ 0.327129] Do you have a strange power saving mode enabled?
> [ 0.333858] Dazed and confused, but trying to continue
> [ 0.339290] cpu=1, apicid=0, wakeup_cpu_via_init_nmi
> [ 2.409099] Uhhuh. NMI received for unknown reason 21 on CPU 0.
> [ 2.415393] Do you have a strange power saving mode enabled?
> [ 2.421142] Dazed and confused, but trying to continue
> [ 5.379519] smpboot: CPU1: Not responding
> [ 5.383692] NMI watchdog: enabled on all CPUs, permanently consumes one hw-PMU counter.
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> index 6cacab6..e45fe5b 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> @@ -702,7 +702,7 @@ wakeup_cpu_via_init_nmi(int cpu, unsigned long
> start_ip, int apicid,
> * Wake up AP by INIT, INIT, STARTUP sequence.
> - if (cpu)
> + if (cpu && apicid)
> return wakeup_secondary_cpu_via_init(apicid, start_ip);
> On 10/23/13 at 12:01am, HATAYAMA Daisuke wrote:
> > This patch set is to allow kdump 2nd kernel to wake up multiple CPUs
> > even if 1st kernel crashs on some AP, a continueing work from:
> > [PATCH v3 0/2] x86, apic, kdump: Disable BSP if boot cpu is AP
> > https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/10/16/300.
> > In this version, basic design has changed. Now users need to figure
> > out initial APIC ID of BSP in the 1st kernel and configures kernel
> > parameter for the 2nd kernel manually using disable_cpu_apic kernel
> > parameter to be newly introduced in this patch set. This design is
> > more flexible than the previous version in that we no longer have to
> > rely on ACPI/MP table to get initial APIC ID of BSP.
> > Sorry, this patch set have not include in-source documentation
> > requested by Borislav Petkov yet, but I'll post it later separately,
> > which would be better to focus on documentation reviewing.
> > ChangeLog
> > v3 => v4)
> > - Rebased on top of v3.12-rc6
> > - Basic design has been changed. Now users need to figure out initial
> > APIC ID of BSP in the 1st kernel and configures kernel parameter for
> > the 2nd kernel manually using disable_cpu_apic kernel parameter to
> > be newly introduced in this patch set. This design is more flexible
> > than the previous version in that we no longer have to rely on
> > ACPI/MP table to get initial APIC ID of BSP.
> > v2 => v3)
> > - Change default value of boot_cpu_is_bsp to true.
> > - Before executing rdmsr(MSR_IA32_APICBASE), check if the number of
> > processor family is larger than or equal to 6 in order to avoid
> > invalid opcode exception on processors where MSR_IA32_APICBASE is
> > not supported.
> > v1 => v2)
> > - Rebased on top of v3.12-rc5.
> > - Fix linking time error of boot_cpu_is_bsp_init() in case of
> > CONFIG_LOCAL_APIC disabled by adding empty static inline function
> > instead.
> > - Fix missing feature check by means of cpu_has_apic macro in
> > boot_cpu_is_bsp_init() before calling rdmsr_safe(MSR_IA32_APICBASE).
> > NOTE: I've checked local apic-present case only; I don't have any
> > x86 processor without local apic.
> > - Add __init annotation to boot_cpu_is_bsp_init().
> > Test
> > - built with and without CONFIG_LOCAL_APIC
> > - tested x86_64 in case of acpi and MP table
> > ---
> > HATAYAMA Daisuke (3):
> > x86, apic: Don't count the CPU with BP flag from MP table as booting-up CPU
> > x86, apic: Add disable_cpu_apicid kernel parameter
> > Documentation, x86, apic, kexec: Add disable_cpu_apicid kernel parameter
> > Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 9 +++++++++
> > arch/x86/kernel/apic/apic.c | 29 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > arch/x86/kernel/mpparse.c | 1 -
> > 3 files changed, 38 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > --
> > Thanks.
> > HATAYAMA, Daisuke
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