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SubjectRE: [BK PATCH] 2.4 ACPI update
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I agree. 

The file was replaced basically by
arch/i386/kernel/acpi.c
and part of the code in acpitable.c was reused there.

Thanks,
Jun

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Grover, Andrew
> Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2003 1:35 PM
> To: Christoph Hellwig
> Cc: Marcelo Tosatti; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: RE: [BK PATCH] 2.4 ACPI update
>
> > 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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