Re: [RFC PATCH 1/4] use nr_cpus= to set nr_cpu_ids early

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Jan 11 2010 - 22:12:52 EST

On Mon, 11 Jan 2010, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> on x86, before prefill_possible_map(), nr_cpu_ids will be NR_CPUS aka CONFIG_NR_CPUS
> add nr_cpus= to set nr_cpu_ids. so we can simulate cpus <=8 on normal config.
> instead of change NR_CPUS directly.

Looks sane.

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