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    SubjectRe: MTRR fix
    Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > I really think that it's the console patch that is broken. If it plays
    > with the MTRR's it should be part of the later "real" device
    > initialization (ie chrdev_init()) rather than called from console_init()
    > which happens early.


    Please correct me if I'm wrong but my reading of the code indicates that the
    mtrr setup IS being done out of chrdev_init()
    (chrdev_init()->fbmem_init()->vesafb_init()->mtrr_add)(). While this is late in
    the boot sequence, it is still before smp_begin() is called is it not?

    Tom Eastep
    COMPAQ Computer Corporation
    Enterprise Computing Group
    Tandem Division

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