[PATCH v33 00/14] add kdump support

Mark Rutland mark.rutland at arm.com
Fri Mar 17 08:04:12 PDT 2017

On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 02:02:53PM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Fri, 2017-03-17 at 11:43 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > 
> > Is this one going to be be my fault too?
> Looks like it isn't my fault. In ipi_cpu_crash_stop() we don't modify
> the online mask. Which is reasonable enough if we want to preserve its
> original contents from before the crash, but it does make that
> WARN_ON() in machine_kexec() a false positive.
> Btw, why is this a normal IPI and not something... less maskable?
> On x86 we use NMI for that...

Architecturally, arm64 does not have an NMI.

There's been some work to try to get pseudo-NMIs using GICv3 priorities,
but that's about the closest we can get today.


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