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SubjectRe: [patch 5/7] x86_64: Support for cpu ops
On Thu, 6 Nov 2008, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> But it's not actually utilized on x86. AFAICS you guys never came back
> with working patches for that (tip/x86/percpu is empty currently), and
> now i see something related on lkml on a separate track not Cc:-ed to
> the x86 folks so i thought i'd ask whether more coordination is
> desired here.

We should definitely look into this but my priorities have changed a bit.
32 bit is far more significant for me now.

Could you point me to a post that describes the currently open issues with
x86_64? Mike handled that before.

> So ... what's the merge plan here? I like your fundamental idea, it's
> a nice improvement in a couple of areas and i'd like to help out make
> it happen. Also, the new per-cpu allocator would be nice for the
> sparseirq code.

Right. Its good in many areas.


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