Re: Switch APIC (+nmi, +oprofile) to driver model

From: Maciej W. Rozycki (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 05:54:34 EST

On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, Mikael Pettersson wrote:

> My goal was to not change any behaviour from our current code, and from
> what I can tell, our current code does not support PM suspend and resume
> for old external-local-APIC machines. (They're mostly 486 MPs, right?)

 Both i486 and Pentium (typically for quad support, etc.).

> The suspend/resume procedures only work on P6/K7 and up. There's a
> bug there in that we may try to run the suspend on a UP P5 with enabled
> local APIC, which won't work. So far, no one seems to have noticed :->

 OK, but then the question is: are the following calls:

+ driver_register(&local_apic_driver);
+ return sys_device_register(&device_local_apic);

for suspend/resume exclusively?

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
+        e-mail:, PGP key available        +

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