Re: SMP interrupt patches..

Alan Cox (
Wed, 21 Jan 1998 23:56:18 +0000 (GMT)

> And that's really the problem here: we can ask the BIOS how the mapping
> goes, but whether we get the right answer is not necessarily dependable.
> The MP table is definitely not dependable.

Nod. We do have a dependable vendor/revision ID so we can build a
"whitelist" of good boards and hopefully a blacklist of __initdata
translation tables for common vendor boards that are wrong.