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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 8/8] RISC-V: Assign hwcap only according to current cpu.
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On 1/15/19 5:56 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 08, 2019 at 01:38:38AM -0800, Atish Patra wrote:
>> Currently, we set hwcap based on first valid cpu from
>> DT. This may not be correct always as that CPU might not
>> be current booting cpu.
>>
>> Set hwcap based on the current cpu instead of first
>> valid CPU from DT.
>
> This is generally the right thing to do. But can the kernel even cope
> with different hwcaps per hart?

I don't think so.
I know arm land and I think x86 as well
> don't, so we might want to add a sanity check that they match or reduce
> them to the common subset.
>

I will add a sanity check that they match and throw a warning if they
don't.

Regards,
Atish

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