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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] x86, vt-d: enable x2apic opt out
    > If we're doing a WARN level here, what are the downsides of just automagically
    > forcing it rather than making them use a kernel parameter and reboot?

    As we have discussed before, x2apci opt out feature is requested from OEM that
    they want to firmware tell OS to opt out x2apic when the platform,
    hardware or BIOS is not ready to support x2apic. So we can not reboot or
    force to use kernel parameter.
    But as David Woodhouse address that there are some researches about
    disabling x2apic will be vulnerable to irq-injection attack, so we need
    warn user about it. If user is sensitive to it, they also has alternative
    choice to ignore BIOS request by adding no_x2apic_optout kernel parameter.

    > Will some systems fail to boot because the BIOS was in fact right in requesting
    No. we do not want system boot fail for BIOS requesting it.

    Thanks
    -Youquan



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