Re: flush_icache_range

From: Russ Anderson <rja_at_efs.americas.sgi.com>
Date: 2005-05-28 05:00:06
Grant Grundler wrote: 
> On Fri, May 27, 2005 at 06:45:19PM +0200, Zoltan Menyhart wrote:
> > Anyway, due to the usage of the #ifdef CONFIG_ITANIUM's
> > and the way how they are used, I think the current kernel
> > does not support mixed Itanium 1 and 2 CPUs.
> 
> I'm not sure how the HW could support given the two
> use a different system bus (Merced vs Mckinley).
> 
> Even if someone made a chipset that could supported it (NumaLink?)
> they might ban such configurations to avoid getting
> dragged to the lowest common denominator in performance
> or have pay obscene amounts to test something few customers
> will actually use.

SGI does not mix Merced & McKinley in the same NUMAlinked system.

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