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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ia64: change defconfig to NR_CPUS==1024
    On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Randy.Dunlap wrote:

    > > The dicey thing in all of this is that the generic kernels will be used
    > > for the certification of applications. If the cpu limit is too low then
    > > applications will simply not be certified for these high processor counts.
    > > One may encounter problems if the app is then run with a higher processor
    > > count.
    >
    > Do you equate a 'defconfig' kernel with a generic kernel?
    >
    > I would expect certs to be done on vendor kernels, and as
    > Arjan has suggested, they will have their own configs,
    > not defconfig.

    Vendors look for the upstream defaults and orient themselves on the
    defconfig. It is best to have as much common code and configurations as
    possible.

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