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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/6] x86: move mtrr cpu cap setting early in early_init_xxxx

* Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel@gmail.com> wrote:

> Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1@wp.pl> found mtrr is not detected on k6-2
>
> root case:
> we move mtrr_bp_init early for mtrr trimming.
> and in early_detect, only read cap from cpuid, so some cpu doesn't have
> that bit in cpuid and need to set workaround bit will have problem.
>
> need to add early_init_xxxx to preset those bit before mtrr_bp_init
> for those earlier cpus.
>
> this patch is for 2.6.27

hm, not sure we can do it in v2.6.27 as it depends on the other CPU init
patches and that is a rather sensitive codepath. This problem should be
present in v2.6.26 too, right?

Ingo


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