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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: Partial workaround for probs with 3ware Controller

To: Nuno Silva <nuno.silva@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: Partial workaround for probs with 3ware Controller
From: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2004 01:27:51 +0100
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> Some months ago linux had a few problems counting the processors when
> they were described non-sequentially (0, 6, 130, 131 -- like xen is
> reporting). My guess is that Xen is using that (old) linux acpi code.
> This limits the number of processors seen and may cause problems with

Well spotted.
> Can xen hackers confirm if the acpi code is up-to-date?

The current acpi/apic code is around 2.4.22 vintage, which is
after most of the nasty bios table parsing problems.

It probably wouldn't hurt to freshen it, though. 

Any volunteers?


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