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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-11-09 12:20:56 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-11-09 12:20:56 -0800
commitcb56d98e2a7530615899597551db685d68a2e852 (patch)
tree458a2dc64385f35799c55971ea7b3fe1a2ec218f /kernel/workqueue.c
parent6209344f5a3795d34b7f2c0061f49802283b6bdd (diff)
parent984f2f377fdfd098f5ae58d09ee04d5e29e6112b (diff)
Merge branch 'cpus4096' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip
* 'cpus4096' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip: cpumask: introduce new API, without changing anything, v3 cpumask: new API, v2 cpumask: introduce new API, without changing anything
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diff --git a/kernel/workqueue.c b/kernel/workqueue.c
index f928f2a87b9b..d4dc69ddebd7 100644
--- a/kernel/workqueue.c
+++ b/kernel/workqueue.c
@@ -970,6 +970,51 @@ undo:
return ret;
}
+#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
+struct work_for_cpu {
+ struct work_struct work;
+ long (*fn)(void *);
+ void *arg;
+ long ret;
+};
+
+static void do_work_for_cpu(struct work_struct *w)
+{
+ struct work_for_cpu *wfc = container_of(w, struct work_for_cpu, work);
+
+ wfc->ret = wfc->fn(wfc->arg);
+}
+
+/**
+ * work_on_cpu - run a function in user context on a particular cpu
+ * @cpu: the cpu to run on
+ * @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.
+ */
+long work_on_cpu(unsigned int cpu, long (*fn)(void *), void *arg)
+{
+ struct work_for_cpu wfc;
+
+ 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();
+
+ return wfc.ret;
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(work_on_cpu);
+#endif /* CONFIG_SMP */
+
void __init init_workqueues(void)
{
cpu_populated_map = cpu_online_map;

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