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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3] [RFC] arm: use PSCI if available

On 03/27/2013 08:35 AM, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 27/03/13 12:50, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
>> Check for the presence of PSCI before setting smp_ops, use PSCI if it is
>> available.
>> This is useful because at least when running on Xen it's possible to have a
>> PSCI node for example on a Versatile Express or an Exynos5 machine. In these
>> cases the PSCI SMP calls should be the ones to be called.
>> Remove virt_smp_ops and platsmp.c from mach-virt because they aren't needed
>> anymore.


>> +static void __cpuinit psci_secondary_init(unsigned int cpu)
>> +{
>> +    gic_secondary_init(0);
>> +}
> So here we end-up with a dependency between SMP, PSCI, and GIC.
> I really can't see that being a good idea, even I like the general
> direction of this series.

The GIC dependency should be removed with Catalin's series to use
notifiers for GIC cpu interface init.


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