[LinuxBIOS] Inclusion of x86_64 memorize ioapic at bootup patch
akpm at osdl.org
Fri Jan 6 01:38:48 CET 2006
Yinghai Lu <yinghai.lu at amd.com> wrote:
> the patch is good.
> I tried LinuxBIOS with kexec.
> without this patch: I need to disable acpi in kernel. otherwise the
> kernel with acpi support can boot the second kernel, but the second
> kernel will hang after
> time.c: Using 14.318180 MHz HPET timer.
> time.c: Detected 2197.663 MHz processor.
> Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
> Dentry cache hash table entries: 131072 (order: 8, 1048576 bytes)
> Inode-cache hash table entries: 65536 (order: 7, 524288 bytes)
> Memory: 1009152k/1048576k available (2967k kernel code, 39036k reserved, 1186k )
Please don't top-post.
> On 1/2/06, Vivek Goyal <vgoyal at in.ibm.com> wrote:
> > Hi Andi,
> > Can you please include the following patch. This patch has already been pushed
> > by Andrew.
> > http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.15-rc5/2.6.15-rc5-mm3/broken-out/x86_64-io_apicc-memorize-at-bootup-where-the-i8259-is.patch
IIRC, I dropped this patch because of discouraging noises from Andi and
because underlying x86_64 changes broke it in ugly ways. It needs to be
redone and Andi's objections (whatever they were) need to be addressed or
Right now the patch is rather dead.
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