[lkml]   [2005]   [Jul]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [discuss] Re: NUMA support for dual core Opteron
[closed mailing list dropped. Sorry I have no plans to argue with
your mailbots]

On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 01:00:01PM -0600, Ronald G. Minnich wrote:
> if there is any chance of getting along without ACPI entries that is best.
> Linux did do this once already, for SMP K8: K8 can boot and run NUMA
> without an SRAT table. What more is needed for dual core, and could Linux
> support in this area be extended?

The dual core NUMA parsing problem could be probably fixed. I personally
have no plans to work on it though, since the ACPI method works fine.

Feel free to submit patches.

However with 90+W CPUs I would strongly recommend having support
for PowerNow! and the old style PST table doesn't support
dual core or SMP, so you need ACPI for that anyways.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-07-14 21:20    [W:0.106 / U:5.152 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site