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SubjectRE: [BK PATCH] 2.4 ACPI update
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> From: Christoph Hellwig [mailto:hch@infradead.org] 
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 11:12:43AM -0800, Grover, Andrew wrote:
> > arch/i386/kernel/acpitable.c | 554 ----
> > arch/i386/kernel/acpitable.h | 260 --
>
> No reason to remove this.

The ACPI patch implements CPU-enum-only support in exactly the same way
that 2.5 does, so my thinking was that this code is no longer needed.

If this *has* been the roadblock to 2.4 patch acceptance for the past 16
months, then obviously I would be willing to revert that cset and keep
it, but I do think the patch does keep the functionality provided by
those files - i.e. the ability to get ACPI table parsing for cpu enum
without adding the interpreter to the kernel image.

Regards -- Andy
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