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[Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen: disable PV spinlocks on HVM

From: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

PV spinlocks cannot possibly work with the current code because they are
enabled after pvops patching has already been done, and because PV
spinlocks use a different data structure than native spinlocks so we
cannot switch between them dynamically. A spinlock that has been taken
once by the native code (__ticket_spin_lock) cannot be taken by
__xen_spin_lock even after it has been released.

Reported-by: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
 arch/x86/xen/smp.c |    1 -
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/smp.c b/arch/x86/xen/smp.c
index e79dbb9..51339b4 100644
--- a/arch/x86/xen/smp.c
+++ b/arch/x86/xen/smp.c
@@ -522,7 +522,6 @@ static void __init xen_hvm_smp_prepare_cpus(unsigned int 
-       xen_init_spinlocks();
 static int __cpuinit xen_hvm_cpu_up(unsigned int cpu)

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