[RFC PATCH] powerpc/kexec: Wait 1s for secondaries to enter OPAL

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Jul 27 15:56:18 AEST 2015

Samuel Mendoza-Jonas <sam.mj at au1.ibm.com> writes:
> Always include a timeout when waiting for secondary cpus to enter OPAL
> in the kexec path, rather than only when crashing.

This *sounds* reasonable... but I wonder what actual worse case could
be and why we'd get stuck too long waiting for things?

What was the original bug/problem that inspired this patch?

and is 1s enough?

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