[PATCH V3 01/14] blk-mq: add blk_mq_max_nr_hw_queues()

Ming Lei ming.lei at redhat.com
Thu Aug 10 10:09:27 AEST 2023

On Wed, Aug 09, 2023 at 03:44:01PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> I'm starting to sound like a broken record, but we can't just do random
> is_kdump checks, and it's not going to get better by resending it again and
> again.  If kdump kernels limit the number of possible CPUs, it needs to
> reflected in cpu_possible_map and we need to use that information.

Can you look at previous kdump/arch guys' comment about kdump usage &


The point is that kdump kernels does not limit the number of possible CPUs.

1) some archs support 'nr_cpus=1' for kdump kernel, which is fine, since
num_possible_cpus becomes 1.

2) some archs do not support 'nr_cpus=1', and have to rely on
'max_cpus=1', so num_possible_cpus isn't changed, and kernel just boots
with single online cpu. That causes trouble because blk-mq limits single



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