Re: [PATCH] x86, therm: Only read the initial value of thermal LVTentry on BSP

From: Yong Wang
Date: Sat Nov 07 2009 - 05:19:28 EST

On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 06:56:05PM -0800, Suresh Siddha wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-11-06 at 16:17 -0800, Yong Wang wrote:
> > Only read the initial value of thermal LVT entry on BSP. The initial
> > value of thermal LVT entries on all APs always reads 0x10000 because
> > APs are woken up by BSP issuing INIT-SIPI-SIPI sequence to them and
> > LVT registers are reset to 0s except for mask bits which are set to
> > 1s when APs receive INIT IPI.
> >
> > Also restore the value that BIOS has programmed on AP based on BSP's
> > info we saved since BIOS is always setting the same value for all
> > threads/cores.
> Yong, I have appended a new patch with an enhanced change log and
> subject. In future, when you modify and post another version of the
> patch, can you please update the patch version and elaborate what has
> changed, why etc, so that it will be easier for the reviewers.

Thanks a lot for your review and comments. Will follow the conventions
going forward.

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