Re: 2.4.10aa1 (00_vm-tweaks-1)

Ingo Molnar (
Mon, 24 Sep 2001 18:51:31 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 23 Sep 2001, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> we're having troubles with the ioapic compiled in in UP on some
> machine, on 2.4.10pre I assume. Waiting bios updates is more
> problematic then enabling on demand rather than disabling on demand,

the right policy is to disable-on-demand, especially if the breakage is
well established and is also uncommon. It's the faulty case that should do
the extra work. Good systems should not be punished needlessly.


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