[PATCH 1/3] ppc/powernv: Set the runlatch bits correctly for offline cpus

Preeti U Murthy preeti at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Apr 11 20:31:48 EST 2014

Up until now we have been setting the runlatch bits for a busy CPU and
clearing it when a CPU enters idle state. The runlatch bit has thus
been consistent with the utilization of a CPU as long as the CPU is online.

However when a CPU is hotplugged out the runlatch bit is not cleared. It
needs to be cleared to indicate an unused CPU. Hence this patch has the
runlatch bit cleared for an offline CPU just before entering an idle state
and sets it immediately after it exits the idle state.

Signed-off-by: Preeti U Murthy <preeti at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Acked-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus at samba.org>
Reviewed-by: Srivatsa S. Bhat <srivatsa.bhat at linux.vnet.ibm.com>

 arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/smp.c |    3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/smp.c b/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/smp.c
index 908672b..bf5fcd4 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/smp.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/smp.c
@@ -30,6 +30,7 @@
 #include <asm/cputhreads.h>
 #include <asm/xics.h>
 #include <asm/opal.h>
+#include <asm/runlatch.h>
 #include "powernv.h"
@@ -156,7 +157,9 @@ static void pnv_smp_cpu_kill_self(void)
 	mtspr(SPRN_LPCR, mfspr(SPRN_LPCR) & ~(u64)LPCR_PECE1);
 	while (!generic_check_cpu_restart(cpu)) {
+		ppc64_runlatch_off();
+		ppc64_runlatch_on();
 		if (!generic_check_cpu_restart(cpu)) {
 			DBG("CPU%d Unexpected exit while offline !\n", cpu);
 			/* We may be getting an IPI, so we re-enable

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