Re: SMP processor rework help needed

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 16:39:34 EST

> Huh?
> 24547202.pdf: (i.e. volume 3 of the ia32 SDM)
> <<<<<<<<
> The APIC ID register is loaded at power up by sampling configuration
> data that is driven onto pins of the processor. For the Pentium 4 and P6
> family processors, pins A11# and A12# and pins BR0# through BR3# are
> sampled; for the Pentium processor, pins BE0# through BE3# are sampled.
> <<<<<<

Dual Pentium at least has a mode where the boot processor is decided by a
boot time resolution - its valuable for HA uses. I'm not sure if it affects
the APIC ident
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