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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/1] x86/cpu: don't allocate fpu->state for swapper/0
On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 07:26:56PM +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> Hello.
> This patch is "out of order" a bit, but since Borislav mentioned this
> during review...
> And I was going to send the 2nd one (below), but it turns out that
> __init_refok is not discarded? So is there any way to do
> void __init init_function();
> void non_init_func()
> {
> if (can_only_be_true_before_free_initmem)
> init_function();
> }
> and avoid the warning?

Actually, I was wondering if we could be even more radical and do
the boot cpu-specific stuff only in the BSP boot path. For example,
somewhere down that path:

|-> check_bugs
|-> check_fpu --- btw, we do FPU stuff here already too
|-> xstate_enable_boot_cpu

instead of this state machine with function pointers hackery.

I'll try to play with this and see whether something breaks.



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