Re: [PATCH] (2.4.x bk) efi_memmap_walk_uc

From: Christopher Wedgwood <cw_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2003-07-30 09:54:05
On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 06:49:04PM -0500, Jack Steiner wrote:

> True, but on NUMA systems (at least ours) you want MINSTATE area to
> be node local for other reasons. Some types of errors cause the
> interconnect to fail.

I think that's a slightly different issue but related.  Being able to
avoid any platform specific code here would be good thing and should
be possible if we are given a cpu/nodeid in the allocator.

> The PAL/SAL should be able to log errors without making offnode
> references.

The question then is are these areas as used by the kernel going to be
referenced globally or only on a cpu/node local sense?  Tony?


  --cw
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