Re: [patch] x86: make UV support configurable

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Tue Jan 20 2009 - 09:27:55 EST

* Nick Piggin <npiggin@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Fixed the EFI omission since the last patch. I have not changed the
> Kconfig to include (what I think are) false dependencies (which really
> frustrate me when things get badly tangled up). If people want to test
> as much stuff as possible even that is not supported by their hardware,
> we have allyesconfig/allmodconfig. I don't think UV is particularly
> special in that respect (we allow Intel, AMD, etc CPUs to be configured
> out)
> If anything, X86_UV should *select* MAXSMP, rather than the other way
> around. That would be more logical, but even then I don't like adding
> still a false dep because one might have a small UV system, or want to
> test with different NR_CPUS.
> Anyway, I think this patch is good as-is. If someone wants to streamline
> config options with subsequent patches, that's great. If Ingo can be
> convinced of a better arrangement, fine.

Applied to tip/x86/uv, thanks Nick!

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