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SubjectRe: [PATCH][POKE] Skip looking for ioapic overrides when ioapics are not present
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On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 3:16 PM, Florian Mickler <florian@mickler.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Mar 2011 13:01:18 +0200
> Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>> >
>> > Thanks for letting me know. Sedat, did you actually test with 2.6.38?
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> > Flo
>>
>> I have and had this patch in my own patch-series *before* Debian
>> included it (IIRC right after Eric committed it to LKML).
>> To answer your question: Yes.
>> I have the patch also in my current linux-next kernels (next-20110331).
>>
>> - Sedat -
>
> Sorry, I meant tested _without_ the patch. (i.e. does Paul's patch work
> or not for you...) And double sorry, if you did already test
> vanilla 2.6.38. Tripple sorry if you already wrote that you did test
> _without_ the patch and it is still needed... I guess in that case I
> should just ditch my copy of 'speed-reading for dummies' ... :) )
>

No worries, no sorries needed for this (I know you fight to get things done).
I can't really say what is w/o Eric's patch.
As I replied to the BR #17772:
I added "lapic" boot-parameter as a result of a perf/NMI patch.
With both things "WorksForMe" I headed to other stuff in kernel development :-).
I was not aware that there was further discussion on the initial patch.

> But anyhow, Eric already stepped up and said that the current state is
> supoptimal, so it doesn't matter if vanilla 2.6.38 (without Eric's
> patch) fixes it for you since it looks like Eric's patch should go in
> nevertheless.
>

I am as always open for testing if there is a new patch around, just
let me know.

- Sedat -


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