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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] powernow-k8: depend on acpi-processor for SMP systems
    Hi!

    > powernow-k8 uses PSB BIOS tables to read frequency info on UP systems, but
    > on SMP it requires the acpi-processor driver. Kconfig should be updated
    > accordingly to avoid the issues that users are running into.
    >
    > http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8075
    > https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=178585
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Daniel Drake <dsd@gentoo.org>
    >
    > Index: linux/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/Kconfig
    > ===================================================================
    > --- linux.orig/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/Kconfig
    > +++ linux/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/Kconfig
    > @@ -81,6 +81,7 @@ config X86_POWERNOW_K7_ACPI
    > config X86_POWERNOW_K8
    > tristate "AMD Opteron/Athlon64 PowerNow!"
    > select CPU_FREQ_TABLE
    > + select ACPI_PROCESSOR if SMP
    > depends on EXPERIMENTAL
    > help
    > This adds the CPUFreq driver for mobile AMD Opteron/Athlon64 processors.

    It is still possible to run SMP kernel on UP machine -- so this sounds
    wrong.

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