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SubjectRe: setup_ioapic_ids_from_mpc()
At some point in the past, I wrote:
>> Use NUMA-Q specific MP OEM tables to program the physical APIC ID's of
>> the IO-APIC's. This fixes boot-time panic()'s on NUMA-Q's in the stock
>> version of setup_ioapic_ids_from_mpc().

On Sun, Jan 19, 2003 at 06:17:48PM -0800, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
> I think you can just skip this whole routine altogether on NUMA-Q,
> it's all pre-programmed for us by firmware. Much smaller patch ;-)


Don't touch IO-APIC physid's on NUMA-Q. The BIOS pre-programs them.

io_apic.c | 6 +++++-
1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)


--- mm1-2.5.59/arch/i386/kernel/io_apic.c 2003-01-17 01:04:43.000000000 -0800
+++ mpc-2.5.59-1/arch/i386/kernel/io_apic.c 2003-01-19 18:19:13.000000000 -0800
@@ -1438,7 +1438,8 @@ void disable_IO_APIC(void)
* by Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch@dell.com> Tue Dec 21 12:25:05 CST 1999
*/

-static void __init setup_ioapic_ids_from_mpc (void)
+#ifndef CONFIG_X86_NUMAQ
+static void __init setup_ioapic_ids_from_mpc(void)
{
struct IO_APIC_reg_00 reg_00;
unsigned long phys_id_present_map;
@@ -1531,6 +1532,9 @@ static void __init setup_ioapic_ids_from
printk(" ok.\n");
}
}
+#else
+static void __init setup_ioapic_ids_from_mpc(void) { }
+#endif

/*
* There is a nasty bug in some older SMP boards, their mptable lies
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