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SubjectRe: [PATCH] AMD SMP capability sanity checking.
On Sat, 17 Nov 2001 01:39:21 +0100 (CET)
Dave Jones <davej@suse.de> wrote:

> On Fri, 16 Nov 2001, Jeff Golds wrote:
>
> > > Burning out a fuse to make the switch from MP->XP may affect more
> > > than just the cpuid capabilities. The fact is _we don't know_
> > Right, so why assume it doesn't work?
>
> Because there are cases where it. does. not. work.
>

Well the case you cited in your first mail turned out to be a GPM glitch,
solved by plugging in a mouse. Nothing to do with SMP what so ever. I have
yet to hear of any K7 cpu(s) that will _not_ work in SMP mode, care to
share a few real cases where that is the case? (ie all other factors ruled
out).

Andreas
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