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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cpu/hotplug: Fix rollback during error-out in takedown_cpu()
On Wed, 5 Sep 2018, Neeraj Upadhyay wrote:
> On 09/05/2018 05:53 PM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> >
> > And looking closer this is a general issue. Just that the TEARDOWN state
> > makes it simple to observe. It's universaly broken, when the first teardown
> > callback fails because, st->state is only decremented _AFTER_ the callback
> > returns success, but undo_cpu_down() increments unconditionally.
> >
>
> As per my understanding, there are 2 problems here; one is fixed with your
> patch, and other is cpuhp_reset_state() is used during rollback from non-AP to
> AP state, which seem to result in 2 increments of st->state (one increment
> done by cpuhp_reset_state() and another by cpu_thread_fun()) .

And how did your hack fix that up magically? I'll have a look later today.

Thanks,

tglx

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