Re: 2.6.18-mm2

From: Dave Jones
Date: Fri Sep 29 2006 - 17:37:25 EST

On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 10:36:15PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:

> The only reason to not use it are old broken BIOS or old CPUs
> without local APIC, but those can be all handled at runtime like
> the 64bit kernel does.
> The SUSE kernel has a imho good default heuristic based on
> DMI date, DMI number of processors and of course trusting the ACPI tables
> (don't use if disabled there)

Any plans to push those heuristics to mainline too ?

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