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1 files changed, 10 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/workqueue.c b/kernel/workqueue.c
index 2f445833ae3..1f0c509b40d 100644
--- a/kernel/workqueue.c
+++ b/kernel/workqueue.c
@@ -971,6 +971,8 @@ undo:
}
#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
+static struct workqueue_struct *work_on_cpu_wq __read_mostly;
+
struct work_for_cpu {
struct work_struct work;
long (*fn)(void *);
@@ -991,8 +993,8 @@ static void do_work_for_cpu(struct work_struct *w)
* @fn: the function to run
* @arg: the function arg
*
- * This will return -EINVAL in the cpu is not online, or the return value
- * of @fn otherwise.
+ * This will return the value @fn returns.
+ * It is up to the caller to ensure that the cpu doesn't go offline.
*/
long work_on_cpu(unsigned int cpu, long (*fn)(void *), void *arg)
{
@@ -1001,14 +1003,8 @@ long work_on_cpu(unsigned int cpu, long (*fn)(void *), void *arg)
INIT_WORK(&wfc.work, do_work_for_cpu);
wfc.fn = fn;
wfc.arg = arg;
- get_online_cpus();
- if (unlikely(!cpu_online(cpu)))
- wfc.ret = -EINVAL;
- else {
- schedule_work_on(cpu, &wfc.work);
- flush_work(&wfc.work);
- }
- put_online_cpus();
+ queue_work_on(cpu, work_on_cpu_wq, &wfc.work);
+ flush_work(&wfc.work);
return wfc.ret;
}
@@ -1025,4 +1021,8 @@ void __init init_workqueues(void)
hotcpu_notifier(workqueue_cpu_callback, 0);
keventd_wq = create_workqueue("events");
BUG_ON(!keventd_wq);
+#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
+ work_on_cpu_wq = create_workqueue("work_on_cpu");
+ BUG_ON(!work_on_cpu_wq);
+#endif
}