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    Subject[tip:x86/mrst] x86, mrst: add nop functions to x86_init mpparse functions
    Commit-ID:  fea24e28c663e62663097f0ed3b8ff1f9a87f15e
    Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/fea24e28c663e62663097f0ed3b8ff1f9a87f15e
    Author: Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com>
    AuthorDate: Fri, 14 May 2010 14:41:20 -0700
    Committer: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@linux.intel.com>
    CommitDate: Sun, 16 May 2010 22:47:41 -0700

    x86, mrst: add nop functions to x86_init mpparse functions

    Moorestown does not have BIOS provided MP tables, we can save some time
    by avoiding scaning of these tables. e.g.
    [ 0.000000] Scan SMP from c0000000 for 1024 bytes.
    [ 0.000000] Scan SMP from c009fc00 for 1024 bytes.
    [ 0.000000] Scan SMP from c00f0000 for 65536 bytes.
    [ 0.000000] Scan SMP from c00bfff0 for 1024 bytes.

    Searching EBDA with the base at 0x40E will also result in random pointer
    deferencing within 1MB. This can be a problem in Lincroft if the pointer
    hits VGA area and VGA mode is not enabled.

    Signed-off-by: Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com>
    LKML-Reference: <1273873281-17489-8-git-send-email-jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com>
    Acked-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
    Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@linux.intel.com>
    ---
    arch/x86/kernel/mrst.c | 5 +++++
    1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/mrst.c b/arch/x86/kernel/mrst.c
    index 0aad867..e796448 100644
    --- a/arch/x86/kernel/mrst.c
    +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/mrst.c
    @@ -237,4 +237,9 @@ void __init x86_mrst_early_setup(void)
    x86_init.pci.fixup_irqs = x86_init_noop;

    legacy_pic = &null_legacy_pic;
    +
    + /* Avoid searching for BIOS MP tables */
    + x86_init.mpparse.find_smp_config = x86_init_noop;
    + x86_init.mpparse.get_smp_config = x86_init_uint_noop;
    +
    }

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