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Subject[tip:x86/urgent] x86/apic/x2apic: Initialize cluster ID properly
Commit-ID:  fed71f7d98795ed0fa1d431910787f0f4a68324f
Author: Thomas Gleixner <>
AuthorDate: Thu, 17 May 2018 14:36:39 +0200
Committer: Thomas Gleixner <>
CommitDate: Thu, 17 May 2018 21:00:12 +0200

x86/apic/x2apic: Initialize cluster ID properly

Rick bisected a regression on large systems which use the x2apic cluster
mode for interrupt delivery to the commit wich reworked the cluster

The problem is caused by a missing initialization of the clusterid field
in the shared cluster data structures. So all structures end up with
cluster ID 0 which only allows sharing between all CPUs which belong to
cluster 0. All other CPUs with a cluster ID > 0 cannot share the data
structure because they cannot find existing data with their cluster
ID. This causes malfunction with IPIs because IPIs are sent to the wrong
cluster and the caller waits for ever that the target CPU handles the IPI.

Add the missing initialization when a upcoming CPU is the first in a
cluster so that the later booting CPUs can find the data and share it for
proper operation.

Fixes: 023a611748fd ("x86/apic/x2apic: Simplify cluster management")
Reported-by: Rick Warner <>
Bisected-by: Rick Warner <>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <>
Tested-by: Rick Warner <>
arch/x86/kernel/apic/x2apic_cluster.c | 1 +
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/apic/x2apic_cluster.c b/arch/x86/kernel/apic/x2apic_cluster.c
index 8b04234e010b..7685444a106b 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/apic/x2apic_cluster.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/apic/x2apic_cluster.c
@@ -116,6 +116,7 @@ static void init_x2apic_ldr(void)
goto update;
cmsk = cluster_hotplug_mask;
+ cmsk->clusterid = cluster;
cluster_hotplug_mask = NULL;
this_cpu_write(cluster_masks, cmsk);
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