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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] - Increase MAX_APICS for large configs

    * Jack Steiner <> 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 <>
    > 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?


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