[SeaBIOS] [PATCH v2 0/4] support booting more than 255 CPUs with QEMU
kraxel at redhat.com
Mon Jun 20 10:45:37 CEST 2016
On Mo, 2016-05-16 at 21:00 -0400, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 12:03:37PM +0200, Igor Mammedov wrote:
> > Changelog since:
> > v1:
> > * s/count_cpu/apic_id_init/
> > * merge handle_x2apic() into apic_id_init()
> > RFC:
> > * move out max-cpus check out of mptable_setup()
> > * factor out CPU counting/apic ID detection in separate function
> > * return back accidentially deleted debug message with APIC ID
> > * drop unused code in smp_setup()
> > According to SDM, if CPUs have APIC ID more than 254
> > firmware should pass control to OS in x2APIC mode.
> > This series adds x2APIC bootstrap initialization.
> > QEMU side of x2APIC support:
> > https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-05/msg01094.html
> Thanks Igor. The first 3 patches look good to me. I'll commit to
> SeaBIOS once the corresponding QEMU support is accepted.
Ping. What is the status of this in qemu? qemu 2.7 soft freeze is
coming, and it is about time to plan the seabios update (1.9.3 release).
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