Re: [patch 1/1] Do not enforce unique IO_APIC_ID for Xeon processorsin EM64T mode (x86_64)
From: Zwane Mwaikambo
Date: Fri May 06 2005 - 12:56:11 EST
On Thu, 5 May 2005 Natalie.Protasevich@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> This patch disables unique IO_APIC_ID check for xAPIC systems running in
> EM64T mode. Xeon-based ES7000s panic failing this unnecessary check. I
> added IOAPIC_ID_CHECK config option and turned it off for Intel
> processors. Also added the boot option that overrides default and turnes
> this check on/off in case it is needed for some reason. Hope this is
> acceptable way to fix the problem.
Perhaps just make it unconditional on xAPIC, i also can't see when you'd
need the kernel parameter, so perhaps lets just leave that out.
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