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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 2/4] x86: use dmi check to treat disabled cpus as hotplug cpus.
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    On Tue, 2010-01-12 at 10:13 -0800, Yinghai Lu wrote:
    > ok let stay with option 1.
    >
    > and would like to use DMI to blacklist those systems that do need treat disabled
    > cpus MADT as hotplug cpus.

    Yinghai, I don't think we have to worry about disabled cpu's etc using
    DMI etc. If we really come across such a system, they can use ACPI FADT
    flags (ACPI_FADT_APIC_PHYSICAL) to specify that they need to use
    physical mode.

    thanks,
    suresh



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