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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: add X86_UPDATE_MPTABLE option
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On Saturday 16 May 2009 10:44:59 am Yinghai Lu wrote:

> +config X86_UPDATE_MPTABLE
> + bool "Enable update mptable according to acpi" if ACPI
> + default n
> + depends on X86_MPPARSE && ACPI

Is this any use without CONFIG_KEXEC? Maybe it should depend on
KEXEC as well? Or maybe we don't need a new option at all, and
could just put this code under CONFIG_KEXEC directly.

> + ---help---
> + some systems do not have correct mptable. with "update_mptable" or
> + "alloc_mptable" kernel could try to update mptable according to DSDT.
> + Then could use kexec to start second kernel (even old) without acpi
> + support or "acpi=off"

Please use English conventions such as starting sentences with capital
letters and capitalizing thing like "ACPI."

Bjorn


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