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    SubjectRe: [RFC -tip] x86,apic -- reduce disable_apic usage
    On Sun, 5 Jul 2009, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:

    > Here is an attempt to bring more consistency for apic
    > presence check. I hope I covered all the code flows.
    > Though it's RFC. Please review and test if possible.
    >
    > -- Cyrill
    > ---
    > Instead of messing with (cpu_has_apic|disable_apic)
    > to check if we have apic functional, better to distinguish
    > them by logical kind. cpu_has_apic -- to check if we may
    > use apic functionality, disable_apic -- to note that
    > apic was disabled via command line.

    How do you set cpu_has_apic for systems with discrete local APICs? The
    CPUID flag is not set in this case.

    Maciej


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