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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.2ac7

On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> > o Handle broken PIV MP tables with a NULL ioapic
> That's not a right fix. [...]

Maciej, it *is* the right fix. These are UP systems not SMP systems, but
if we boot an SMP kernel then we find a (largely bogus) mptable during the

Any BIOS of a real SMP box that is so blatantly broken to specify a NULL
ioapic in the mptable deserves SMP mode being disabled altogether.

lets not overcomplicate things.


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