Re: [PATCH] ia64: change defconfig to NR_CPUS==1024

From: Matthew Wilcox <matthew_at_wil.cx>
Date: 2006-01-07 04:26:15
On Fri, Jan 06, 2006 at 09:19:28AM -0800, Luck, Tony wrote:
> Would it be impossibly hard to make the >64 cpus case (when the code
> switches from a single word to an array) be dependent on a boot-time
> variable?  If we could, then the defconfig could just say 128, and
> users of monster machines would just boot with "maxcpus=4096" to increase
> the size of the bitmask arrays.

Why can't we keep the default below 64?  Surely the 0.1% of the market
which needs more than 64 cpus can recompile their kernel ...
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