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    SubjectRe: 2.6.17-rc1-mm1: KEXEC became SMP-only
    Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 01:45:04AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    >
    >> ...
    >> Changes since 2.6.16-mm2:
    >> ...
    >> +x86-clean-up-subarch-definitions.patch
    >> ...
    >> x86 updates.
    >> ...
    >>
    >
    > The following looks bogus:
    >
    > config KEXEC
    > bool "kexec system call (EXPERIMENTAL)"
    > - depends on EXPERIMENTAL
    > + depends on EXPERIMENTAL && (!X86_VOYAGER && SMP)
    >
    > The dependencies do now say that KEXEC is only offered for machines that
    > are _both_ non-Voyager and SMP.
    >
    > Is the problem you wanted to express that a non-SMP Voyager config
    > didn't compile?
    >

    Whoops, that should be

    depends on EXPERIMENTAL && !(X86_VOYAGER && SMP)

    Voyager SMP builds don't compile with kexec(), and it isn't clear how to
    shootdown CPUs using NMIs without an APIC.
    Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com>

    Index: linux-2.6.16.1/arch/i386/Kconfig
    ===================================================================
    --- linux-2.6.16.1.orig/arch/i386/Kconfig 2006-04-03 12:37:11.000000000 -0700
    +++ linux-2.6.16.1/arch/i386/Kconfig 2006-04-04 10:18:25.000000000 -0700
    @@ -813,7 +813,7 @@ source kernel/Kconfig.hz

    config KEXEC
    bool "kexec system call (EXPERIMENTAL)"
    - depends on EXPERIMENTAL && (!X86_VOYAGER && SMP)
    + depends on EXPERIMENTAL && !(X86_VOYAGER && SMP)
    help
    kexec is a system call that implements the ability to shutdown your
    current kernel, and to start another kernel. It is like a reboot
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