Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] x86/acpi: Remove the repeated lapic address override entry parsing
From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Fri Jul 08 2016 - 08:28:16 EST
* Baoquan He <bhe@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> ACPI MADT has a 32-bit field providing lapic address at which
> each processor can access its lapic information. MADT also contains
> an optional entry to provide a 64-bit address to override the 32-bit
> one. However the current code does the lapic address override entry
> parsing twice. One is in early_acpi_boot_init() because AMD NUMA need
> get boot_cpu_id earlier. The other is in acpi_boot_init() which parses
> all MADT entries.
> So in this patch remove the repeated code in the 2nd part. Meanwhile
> print lapic override entry information like other MADT entry.
So this patch is not supposed to change behavior (modulo kernel messages), right?
If so it would make sense to spell that out explicitly in the changelog.