Re: [powerpc changes] Re: x86/non-x86: percpu, node ids, apic ids x86.git fixup

From: Olof Johansson <olof_at_lixom.net>
Date: 2008-01-31 08:39:26
On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 10:25:58PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> 
> * Olof Johansson <olof@lixom.net> wrote:
> 
> > > could you try the full patchset that Travis has just sent and which 
> > > i've put into x86.git, you can pull it from:
> > 
> > Looks ok for powerpc so far, I haven't gotten through all defconfigs 
> > yet but the first ones that failed before build now. pasemi_defconfig 
> > boots as well.
> 
> could the PowerPC maintainers please Ack the following patch (attached 
> below):
> 
>   Subject: POWERPC: use generic per cpu
>   From: travis@sgi.com
> 
> so that we can push this fix upstream ASAP?

> Subject: POWERPC: use generic per cpu
> From: travis@sgi.com
> 
> Powerpc has a way to determine the address of the per cpu area of the
> currently executing processor via the paca and the array of per cpu
> offsets is avoided by looking up the per cpu area from the remote
> paca's (copying x86_64).
> 
> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
> Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@sonycom.com>
> Signed-off-by: Mike Travis <travis@sgi.com>
> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

Paul is at LCA, I'm not sure if he's reading email. Looks good to me so:

Acked-by: Olof Johansson <olof@lixom.net>


-Olof
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