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    SubjectRe: 2.6.25-rc5-mm1 (paravirt/vsmp/no PCI)
    Ravikiran G Thirumalai wrote:
    > Would anyone have objection to have PARAVIRT depend on PCI, since the
    > vsmp paravirt bits depend on PCI cfg space to determine if the system is
    > vsmp? If not, this patch would suffice.

    NAK. Xen doesn't depend on PCI at all. Why not make VSMP depend on
    PCI? Then you could put something like:

    #ifdef CONFIG_X86_VSMP
    extern void vsmp_init(void);
    extern int is_vsmp_box(void);
    static inline void vsmp_init(void)

    static inline int is_vsmp_box(void)
    return 0;

    in an appropriate header.

    Hm, looks like arch/x86/kernel/Makefile should be

    obj-$(CONFIG_X86_VSMP) += vsmp_64.o

    rather than making it depend directly on CONFIG_PARAVIRT.


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