Eric W. Biederman
ebiederman at lnxi.com
Thu Mar 11 10:21:01 CET 2004
ron minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> writes:
> As it happens the real important thing (which we hope to get to) is SRAT
> tables, so that Linux with NUMA support will work on K8.
> Yep, it really matters, as somebody from IBM explained to me recently.
On K8 with a 64bit NUMA kernel it should not matter, because
the kernel can look and see where everything is.
In the general case or with a 32bit kernel is makes sense. I believe
the SRAT table is not an AML table so it really should not be hard
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