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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Double x86 initialise fix.
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On Sat, 2002-10-26 at 16:00, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
> >> Isn't this always the case on x86 ?
> >> /me waits to hear gory details of some IBM monster.
> >
> > It isnt. The boot CPU may be any number. In addition you can strap dual
> > pentium boxes to arbitrate for who is boot cpu (this is used for fault
> > tolerance).
>
> Eh? I don't understand this, and I think Dave is right for all the
> IBM monsters I know of ;-) The *apicid* may not be 0 but the CPU
> numbers are dynamically assigned as we boot, so the boot CPU will
> always get 0, surely?

Ok its a logical ID - so yes

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