Re: [patch] fix per-CPU MCA mess and make UP kernels work again

From: Russ Anderson <rja_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2005-02-03 07:25:04
Tony Luck wrote:
> 
> Any progress?
> 
> The only visible effect of this patch should be that the
> ia64_mca_cpu structures for all cpus will be in one big block,
> instead of scattered across nodes.  Perhaps there is an overrun
> problem so one cpu is corrupting data that belongs to an adjacent
> cpu.  When the allocations are scattered you might notice this
> less often?

Yes, I suspect something along those lines.
I'm actively digging into it.

-- 
Russ Anderson, OS RAS/Partitioning Project Lead  
SGI - Silicon Graphics Inc          rja@sgi.com
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