Re: [PATCH][2.6] Don't disable IOAPIC with nosmp

From: Maciej W. Rozycki
Date: Fri Nov 07 2003 - 17:48:47 EST

On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:

> This patch addresses bugzilla bug#1487
> We're disabling the IOAPIC when someone boots with the nosmp kernel
> parameter, this happens to break interrupt routing for some folks.

I object -- that's a feature. Use "maxcpus=1" instead of "nosmp" or
"maxcpus=0" (which is an equivalent) to keep APICs enabled with a single
CPU running.

+ Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland +
+ e-mail: macro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, PGP key available +

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