Re: [RFC PATCH 0/7] x86/boot: Moorestown patch set based on platform_setabstraction

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Sat Aug 29 2009 - 13:01:38 EST

On Fri, 28 Aug 2009, Pan, Jacob jun wrote:

> Based on platform_setup patchset posted by tglx (
> These Moorestown patches have become much simplified once ported to the new
> platform_setup layer.
> Now the platform feature flags are less useful, in fact they
> are only used in separating ioapic and 8259 now, so once the interrupt
> controller code is drivernized, we would not need the platform feature flags
> in the core.

I don't think that we need big changes in the ioapic code. All you
need can be done with way simpler tweaking.



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