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

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Jul 28 19:58:18 AEST 2015

On Tue, 2015-07-28 at 16:13 +1000, Samuel Mendoza-Jonas wrote:

> "It sounds reasonable" was more or less the inspiration :)
> While I was going over some of the code relating to the previous kexec
> fix with Ben he pointed this out and suggested there wasn't
> much of a reason to differentiate between a crashing/non-crashing
> cpu as far as the timeout goes - if we're not 'crashing' we still
> don't want to spin forever.
> I'll let Ben comment on whether 1s per cpu is enough.

Well, if the scheduler doesn't give us the CPU at the point of kexec
within a second, I think we are in pretty bad shape already, don't you
think ?

I don't mind bumping the timeout of you have worries...


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