MacBook users: possible fix for the SMP problem

Scott Long scottl at
Fri Nov 9 07:04:10 PST 2007

Rui Paulo wrote:
> On 7 Nov 2007, at 21:48, Scott Long wrote:
>> Rui Paulo wrote:
>>> On Nov 7, 2007 7:50 PM, Maxim Sobolev <sobomax at> wrote:
>>>> I don't really like the fact that it has to be turned on manually. 
>>>> Is it
>>>> possible to make this automatic based on BIOS Id or something like 
>>>> this?
>>> Yes, I can turn this on for MacBooks.
>> Yeah, at least have it on by default for the systems that we know have
>> the problem.  I still think that it needs wider application, but as long
>> as the immediate and identifiable issue is addressed, I'm happy.
> Ok, if there are no objections, I plan to request approval from my 
> mentor and from re@ for the following patch:

Looks really good, thanks for working on this.


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