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

From: Christoph Lameter <clameter_at_engr.sgi.com>
Date: 2006-01-07 05:37:33
On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Randy.Dunlap wrote:

> > The dicey thing in all of this is that the generic kernels will be used
> > for the certification of applications. If the cpu limit is too low then
> > applications will simply not be certified for these high processor counts.
> > One may encounter problems if the app is then run with a higher processor
> > count.
> 
> Do you equate a 'defconfig' kernel with a generic kernel?
> 
> I would expect certs to be done on vendor kernels, and as
> Arjan has suggested, they will have their own configs,
> not defconfig.

Vendors look for the upstream defaults and orient themselves on the 
defconfig. It is best to have as much common code and configurations as 
possible.

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