[coreboot] Bug?: Value in .config overwritten during make (Thinkpad T400/T500)

Nico Huber nico.h at gmx.de
Sun Nov 13 22:46:48 CET 2016

Hi Daniel,

On 13.11.2016 19:22, Daniel Kulesz via coreboot wrote:
> Hi folks,
> after several hours of trial & error I finally realized why the quadcore
> CPU in my T500 does not get recognized: No matter what you set for
> MAX_CPUS in .config, it gets overwritten during the build with a value
> coming from
> src/mainboard/lenovo/t400
> where the following is defined:
> config MAX_CPUS int default 2
> Well, at least for me default means that it's a default, not that it
> overwrites the actual config. Is this behavior really intended?

what do you mean by `actual config`? how did you set it? If you edi-
ted .config manually, it's intended behavior. MAX_CPUS doesn't have
a prompt so it's not user visible / settable.


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