Re: [PATCH v8 7/7] Provide the interface to validate the proc_id which they give

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Tue Jul 19 2016 - 14:53:33 EST

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 03:28:08PM +0800, Dou Liyang wrote:
> When we want to identify whether the proc_id is unreasonable or not, we
> can call the "acpi_processor_validate_proc_id" function. It will search
> in the duplicate IDs. If we find the proc_id in the IDs, we return true
> to the call function. Conversely, false represents available.
> When we establish all possible cpuid <-> nodeid mapping, we will use the
> proc_id from ACPI table.
> We do validation when we get the proc_id. If the result is true, we will
> stop the mapping.

The patch title probably should include "acpi:" header. I can't tell
much about the specifics of the acpi changes but I think this is the
right approach for handling cpu hotplugs.