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SubjectRe: [PATCH] APM fix for 2.4.20pre1


On 6 Aug 2002, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Tue, 2002-08-06 at 14:43, Willy TARREAU wrote:
> > Hi Marcelo,
> >
> > I resend you this patch against 2.4.19-rc5 which prevents my SMP box from
> > randomly crashing at boot during APM initialization. It still applies to
> > 2.4.20-pre1. Alan included it in 19-ac4 too. Basically, it forces bios
> > calls to be made only from CPU0.
>
> Doing the job right is a bit more complex than that. Thanks to your hint
> I've actually got APM SMP working a lot better on multiple boxes now.
> Marcelo - I may send you some cooler stuff but this one should be
> applied anyway

Its already applied.

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