[coreboot-gerrit] Patch set updated for coreboot: 3fe4814 haswell: keep ROM cache enabled

Aaron Durbin (adurbin@google.com) gerrit at coreboot.org
Wed Apr 3 17:00:06 CEST 2013

Aaron Durbin (adurbin at google.com) just uploaded a new patch set to gerrit, which you can find at http://review.coreboot.org/3008


commit 3fe48146cd3dd8a2e2f1010e39cd682d3e79ddc3
Author: Aaron Durbin <adurbin at chromium.org>
Date:   Mon Apr 1 16:49:31 2013 -0500

    haswell: keep ROM cache enabled
    The MP code on haswell was mirroring the BSPs MTRRs. In addition it
    was cleaning up the ROM cache so that the MTRR register values were
    the same once the OS was booted. Since the hyperthread sibling of
    the BSP was going through this path the ROM cache was getting torn
    down once the hyperthread was brought up.
    That said, there was no differnce in observed boot time keeping the
    ROM cache enabled.
    Change-Id: I2a59988fcfeea9291202c961636ea761c2538837
    Signed-off-by: Aaron Durbin <adurbin at chromium.org>
 src/cpu/intel/haswell/mp_init.c | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/cpu/intel/haswell/mp_init.c b/src/cpu/intel/haswell/mp_init.c
index cc13892..ddcff6c 100644
--- a/src/cpu/intel/haswell/mp_init.c
+++ b/src/cpu/intel/haswell/mp_init.c
@@ -181,8 +181,12 @@ ap_init(unsigned int cpu, void *microcode_ptr)
 	/* After SMM relocation a 2nd microcode load is required. */
-	/* Cleanup ROM caching. */
-	cleanup_rom_caching();
+	/* The MTRR resources are core scoped. Therefore, there is no need
+	 * to do the same work twice. Additionally, this check keeps the
+	 * ROM cache enabled on the BSP since its hyperthread sibling won't
+	 * call cleanup_rom_caching(). */
+	if ((lapicid() & 1) == 0)
+		cleanup_rom_caching();
 	/* FIXME(adurbin): park CPUs properly -- preferably somewhere in a
 	 * reserved part of memory that the OS cannot get to. */

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