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Subject[driver-core PATCH v6 7/9] driver core: Attach devices on CPU local to device node
Call the asynchronous probe routines on a CPU local to the device node. By
doing this we should be able to improve our initialization time
significantly as we can avoid having to access the device from a remote
node which may introduce higher latency.

For example, in the case of initializing memory for NVDIMM this can have a
significant impact as initialing 3TB on remote node can take up to 39
seconds while initialing it on a local node only takes 23 seconds. It is
situations like this where we will see the biggest improvement.

Reviewed-by: Bart Van Assche <>
Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <>
drivers/base/dd.c | 4 ++--
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/base/dd.c b/drivers/base/dd.c
index f4e84d639c69..1660eeb1fc9d 100644
--- a/drivers/base/dd.c
+++ b/drivers/base/dd.c
@@ -834,7 +834,7 @@ static int __device_attach(struct device *dev, bool allow_async)
dev_dbg(dev, "scheduling asynchronous probe\n");
dev->async_probe = true;
- async_schedule(__device_attach_async_helper, dev);
+ async_schedule_dev(__device_attach_async_helper, dev);
} else {
@@ -1008,7 +1008,7 @@ static int __driver_attach(struct device *dev, void *data)
if (!dev->driver) {
dev_set_drv_async(dev, drv);
- async_schedule(__driver_attach_async_helper, dev);
+ async_schedule_dev(__driver_attach_async_helper, dev);
return 0;
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