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[GIT pull] smp/hotplug updates for 4.15


please pull the latest smp-hotplug-for-linus git tree from:

   git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git smp-hotplug-for-linus

No functional changes, just removal of obsolete and outdated defines,
macros and documentation.



Thomas Gleixner (1):
      cpu/hotplug: Get rid of CPU hotplug notifier leftovers

Yanjiang Jin (1):
      cpu/hotplug: Remove obsolete notifier macros

 .../fault-injection/notifier-error-inject.txt      | 30 ----------------------
 Documentation/power/suspend-and-cpuhotplug.txt     |  9 +++----
 include/linux/cpu.h                                | 30 ++++++++--------------
 3 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 55 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/fault-injection/notifier-error-inject.txt b/Documentation/fault-injection/notifier-error-inject.txt
index 83d3f4e43e91..e861d761de24 100644
--- a/Documentation/fault-injection/notifier-error-inject.txt
+++ b/Documentation/fault-injection/notifier-error-inject.txt
@@ -6,41 +6,11 @@ specified notifier chain callbacks. It is useful to test the error handling of
 notifier call chain failures which is rarely executed.  There are kernel
 modules that can be used to test the following notifiers.
- * CPU notifier
  * PM notifier
  * Memory hotplug notifier
  * powerpc pSeries reconfig notifier
  * Netdevice notifier
-CPU notifier error injection module
-This feature can be used to test the error handling of the CPU notifiers by
-injecting artificial errors to CPU notifier chain callbacks.
-If the notifier call chain should be failed with some events notified, write
-the error code to debugfs interface
-/sys/kernel/debug/notifier-error-inject/cpu/actions/<notifier event>/error
-Possible CPU notifier events to be failed are:
-Example1: Inject CPU offline error (-1 == -EPERM)
-	# cd /sys/kernel/debug/notifier-error-inject/cpu
-	# echo -1 > actions/CPU_DOWN_PREPARE/error
-	# echo 0 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu1/online
-	bash: echo: write error: Operation not permitted
-Example2: inject CPU online error (-2 == -ENOENT)
-	# echo -2 > actions/CPU_UP_PREPARE/error
-	# echo 1 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu1/online
-	bash: echo: write error: No such file or directory
 PM notifier error injection module
 This feature is controlled through debugfs interface
diff --git a/Documentation/power/suspend-and-cpuhotplug.txt b/Documentation/power/suspend-and-cpuhotplug.txt
index 2fc909502db5..31abd04b9572 100644
--- a/Documentation/power/suspend-and-cpuhotplug.txt
+++ b/Documentation/power/suspend-and-cpuhotplug.txt
@@ -232,7 +232,7 @@ d. Handling microcode update during suspend/hibernate:
    hibernate/restore cycle.]
    In the current design of the kernel however, during a CPU offline operation
-   as part of the suspend/hibernate cycle (the CPU_DEAD_FROZEN notification),
+   as part of the suspend/hibernate cycle (cpuhp_tasks_frozen is set),
    the existing copy of microcode image in the kernel is not freed up.
    And during the CPU online operations (during resume/restore), since the
    kernel finds that it already has copies of the microcode images for all the
@@ -252,10 +252,9 @@ Yes, they are listed below:
    the _cpu_down() and _cpu_up() functions is *always* 0.
    This might not reflect the true current state of the system, since the
    tasks could have been frozen by an out-of-band event such as a suspend
-   operation in progress. Hence, it will lead to wrong notifications being
-   sent during the cpu online/offline events (eg, CPU_ONLINE notification
-   instead of CPU_ONLINE_FROZEN) which in turn will lead to execution of
-   inappropriate code by the callbacks registered for such CPU hotplug events.
+   operation in progress. Hence, the cpuhp_tasks_frozen variable will not
+   reflect the frozen state and the CPU hotplug callbacks which evaluate
+   that variable might execute the wrong code path.
 2. If a regular CPU hotplug stress test happens to race with the freezer due
    to a suspend operation in progress at the same time, then we could hit the
diff --git a/include/linux/cpu.h b/include/linux/cpu.h
index ca73bc1563f4..b6e4a598b2cd 100644
--- a/include/linux/cpu.h
+++ b/include/linux/cpu.h
@@ -55,27 +55,17 @@ extern void unregister_cpu(struct cpu *cpu);
 extern ssize_t arch_cpu_probe(const char *, size_t);
 extern ssize_t arch_cpu_release(const char *, size_t);
-struct notifier_block;
-#define CPU_ONLINE		0x0002 /* CPU (unsigned)v is up */
-#define CPU_UP_PREPARE		0x0003 /* CPU (unsigned)v coming up */
-#define CPU_DEAD		0x0007 /* CPU (unsigned)v dead */
-#define CPU_POST_DEAD		0x0009 /* CPU (unsigned)v dead, cpu_hotplug
-					* lock is dropped */
-#define CPU_BROKEN		0x000B /* CPU (unsigned)v did not die properly,
-					* perhaps due to preemption. */
-/* Used for CPU hotplug events occurring while tasks are frozen due to a suspend
- * operation in progress
+ * These states are not related to the core CPU hotplug mechanism. They are
+ * used by various (sub)architectures to track internal state
-#define CPU_TASKS_FROZEN	0x0010
+#define CPU_ONLINE		0x0002 /* CPU is up */
+#define CPU_UP_PREPARE		0x0003 /* CPU coming up */
+#define CPU_DEAD		0x0007 /* CPU dead */
+#define CPU_DEAD_FROZEN		0x0008 /* CPU timed out on unplug */
+#define CPU_POST_DEAD		0x0009 /* CPU successfully unplugged */
+#define CPU_BROKEN		0x000B /* CPU did not die properly */
 #ifdef CONFIG_SMP
 extern bool cpuhp_tasks_frozen;