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SubjectRe: R: [Bug #14886] Asus P2B-DS not detected as SMP moterboard
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On Wednesday 27 of January 2010, Feng Tang wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jan 2010 23:53:30 +0800
>
> Dmitry Artamonow <mad_soft@inbox.ru> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I'm also using P2B-DS and can confirm that starting with kernel 2.6.32
> > SMP stopped working (and don't work still - tested with current git
> > v2.6.33-rc5-238-g158c168) The issue seems to have something to do
> > with the fact that ACPI is blacklisted on P2B-DS. I used to
> > workaround this bug on newer kernels (>=2.6.32) by passing
> > "acpi=force" in kernel arguments. Finally, yesterday I found some
> > time to write simple automated bisection script and leaved it to run
> > on machine overnight. Here's result:
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > -- e5b8fc6ac158f65598f58dba2c0d52ba3b412f52 is the first bad commit
> > commit e5b8fc6ac158f65598f58dba2c0d52ba3b412f52 Author: Len Brown
> > <len.brown@intel.com> Date: Tue Jul 7 23:22:58 2009 -0400
> >
> > ACPI: check acpi_disabled in acpi_table_parse() and
> >
> > acpi_table_parse_entries()
> >
> > Allow consumers of the
> >
> > acpi_table_parse()/acpi_table_parse_entries() API to gracefully
> > handle the acpi_disabled=1 case via return value rather than checking
> > the global flag themselves.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Feng Tang <feng.tang@intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > --
>
> Hi Dmitry,
>
> That commit is
> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/tables.c b/drivers/acpi/tables.c
> index 646d39c..f336bca 100644
> --- a/drivers/acpi/tables.c
> +++ b/drivers/acpi/tables.c
> @@ -213,6 +213,9 @@ acpi_table_parse_entries(char *id,
> unsigned long table_end;
> acpi_size tbl_size;
>
> + if (acpi_disabled)
> + return -ENODEV;
> +
> if (!handler)
> return -EINVAL;
>
> @@ -277,6 +280,9 @@ int __init acpi_table_parse(char *id,
> acpi_table_handler handler) struct acpi_table_header *table = NULL;
> acpi_size tbl_size;
>
> + if (acpi_disabled)
> + return -ENODEV;
> +
> if (!handler)
> return -EINVAL;
>
> Which only enforces the "acpi_disabled" check and should have no
> logical problem.
>
> And I guess your platform is blacklisted and acpi_disabled is set to 1,
> while it still need parse ACPI tables to get SMP info. So I would suggest
> to add a "acpi=force" for your case.

Is there a force ht-only option? acpi=ht doesn't work.

> Thanks,
> Feng


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