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SubjectRe: [PATCH] - Increase MAX_APICS for large configs

* Jack Steiner <steiner@sgi.com> wrote:

> Increase the maximum number of apics when running very large
> configurations. This patch has no affect on most systems.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jack Steiner <steiner@sgi.com>
>
> I think this area of the code will be substantially changed when the
> full x2apic patch is available. In the meantime, this seems like an
> acceptible alternative. The patch has no effect on any 32-bit kernel.
> It adds ~4k to the size of 64-bit kernels but only if NR_CPUS > 255.

ugly ... but well - applied. What's the static size cost of 64K APICs?

Ingo


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