Re: [patch] fix !apic build breakage

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Fri Sep 29 2006 - 17:49:41 EST

* Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> > please dont throw away a perfectly fine config option.
> I can't count how many that silly option already got broken by changes
> in the APIC code. I definitely wouldn't describe it as "perfectly
> fine", more as "fragile and tends to fall over when you even look at
> it".

i disagree. I frequently (daily) boot with apic-on and apic-off configs.
Very rarely does it break. Today it did, took me 30 seconds and 531
milliseconds to fix. Spent much more time writing these silly emails ...

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