Physical CPU hot remove is broken in hardy
tcanonical at tpi.com
Tue Jun 24 13:20:34 UTC 2008
Alok Kataria wrote:
> Hi Tim,
> There are some patches which are required for the ubuntu-hardy tree to
> support physical cpu hot-remove.
> In the mainline too there are some deadlock issues when hot removing a
> processor. This issues were discussed in detail over here
> There are a total of 7 patches which should be applied to the hardy tree
> to fix these issues. Of these 2 have been merged in the mainline tree.
> (I will send you these 2 patches in a separate mail)
> The rest of the 5 patches are in the ACPI tree, and Len had mentioned
> that, those patches will be pushed in the 2.6.27 merge window.
> The commits are
> I am interested in knowing how do we merge these patches in the
> ubuntu-hardy tree, can these patches be applied to hardy for the 3rd
> July release ?
Alok - the window for updates for the July 3 release has passed. I also
have some security updates that take precedence, so its unlikely that
the next batch of Hardy updates will get released until mid-July (at the
earliest). If the 2.6.27 merge window has opened by then (and these
patches are accepted), I would prefer that you resubmit these 5 patches
as coming from Linus' tree. It makes it much easier to keep track of
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at ubuntu.com
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