Re: [PATCH] Revert "x86: fix 27-rc crash on vsmp due to paravirtduring module load"

From: Paul Gortmaker
Date: Thu Jan 16 2014 - 09:41:32 EST

On 14-01-16 03:44 AM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This reverts commit 05e12e1c4c09cd35ac9f4e6af1e42b0036375d72.
>> The old change from __init --> __init_or_module doesn't make
>> sense anymore, given that the arch/x86/kernel/vsmp_64.c code
>> is only for non-modular builds.
>> As of commit 70511134f61bd6e5eed19f767381f9fb3e762d49
>> ("Revert "x86: don't compile vsmp_64 for 32bit") this file
>> became obj-y and hence is only for built-in. That makes
>> any "or_module" support redundant.
>> We need to distinguish between the two in order to do some
>> header cleanups. This revert starts that process.
>> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I suspect you want to carry this as part of your header cleanups, to
> not have to wait for upstream propagation?

Either way is fine; I've already fed out some of the other
independent chunks to maintainers just to keep the size of
what goes in from me at rc1 a bit smaller.

> Please fix the title: the original commit was right, but was mooted by
> other changes. That's not a revert but a change that happens to be the
> inverse of an earlier change.

Fair point; will fix.


> Thanks,
> Ingo
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