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SubjectRE: [PATCH] Automatically enable bigsmp on big HP machines
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Andi Kleen [mailto:ak@suse.de]
>
>This won't work on big AMD boxes I think. They don't have a XAPIC.
>
>The other subarchitectures (es7000,summit) are usually
>selected using ACPI
>OEM tablesnow, you would need to make sure that it happens after that.
>
>Can you check that the there is really an XAPIC compatible APIC
>somewhere in the system? (e.g. by reading the version number
>from the APIC?)
>Then I guess it would be ok.
>
>-Andi


Here is the patch that I have.
Somewhat tricky, it calls bigsmp_probe twice and default is
no longer the last probe. But, I think this is the right way
to identify bigsmp capable systems automatically.

Thanks,
Venki
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