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SubjectIntel x86_64 llc_shared_map/cpu_llc_id anomolies
I'm seeing some behavior on a multiblade Intel x86_64 that does not
appear to be correct.

My x86_64 multiblade configuration has llc_shared_map (last level
cache shared map) showing cpus on different blades sharing a last
level cache. With 2 cpus/blade and 4 blades (8 cpus total), I show
cpus 1,3,5,7 sharing llc, and 0,2,4,6 sharing llc.

The llc_shared_map is set based on matching values of cpu_llc_id
(last level cache ID). The cpu_llc_id is set based on
cpuinfo_x86->apicid. This value is set to cpuinfo_x86->initial_apicid.

The value of cpuinfo_x86->initial_apicid appears to be set twice
during startup:

- In generic_identify(), using the value returned by cpuid_ebx(1).
This is the initial_apicid set at poweron, and results in
cpuinfo_x86->initial_apicid having a value that is not unique across
blades (where the blades do not share a cpu bus).

- Later, in detect_extended_topology() using the value for edx returned
by cpuid_count(0xb,..). This results in cpuinfo_x86->initial_apicid
having a value that appears to be unique across blades.

Between those two assignments, cpuinfo_x86->apicid is set to
cpuinfo_x86->initial_apicid, so it is non-unique. Then cpu_llc_id gets
set in init_intel_cacheinfo(), so cpu_llc_id winds up with a value that
is non-unique across blades, and llc_shared_map winds up showing cpus
on different blades as sharing last level cache.

Is cpu_llc_id supposed to be unique across blades? I assume
llc_shared_map should not be showing shared cache across blades.


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