cvs commit: src/sys/amd64/amd64 identcpu.c src/sys/i386/i386
jkim at FreeBSD.org
Tue Oct 18 08:41:52 PDT 2005
On Tuesday 18 October 2005 12:00 am, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 06:50:38PM -0400, Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> > On Monday 17 October 2005 06:00 pm, Brooks Davis wrote:
> > > I'm not sure that I care what dmesg says, but I do want an
> > > accurate view of our topology presented by the system, not some
> > > arbitrary and frankly meaningless CPU count. If nothing else I
> > > care because the two cores share one memory controller. That
> > > may not be all that noticable now for normal application, but I
> > > expect it will be once we start seeing 4+ core CPUs. Telling
> > > the user the (somewhat complicated) truth about their hardware
> > > is part of "doing it right".
> > I believe we have to implement ACPI SRAT (Static Resource
> > Affinity Table) and SLIT (System Locality Information Table) to
> > achieve this.
> No kidding - I've said this many times and that this is an area I'm
> working in.
I am sorry if I missed it.
> I've mentioned this to you before.
No, you haven't.
I searched every mailbox that I have archived from 2001 but got
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