Re: [BK PATCH] Dynamic MP_BUSSES and IRQ_SOURCES for 2.4.21-pre1

From: Matt Domsch (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 21:06:21 EST

> The first patch fixes a problem for machines that have more busses or
> irq sources than MAX_MP_BUSSES or MAX_IRQ_SOURCES has been set to.
> time.

Thanks Greg, indeed this is required for our PowerEdge 6600 system also,
when one adds PCI cards with PCI bridges (dual-port NICs, RAID cards,

> This patch was originally written by James Cleverdon, and has been in
> the -ac tree for quite some time. I also think Red Hat includes it in
> their main kernel, but am not sure.

Yes, Red Hat kernels > 2.4.7-10 and >= 2.4.9-e.3 include this.


Matt Domsch
Sr. Software Engineer, Lead Engineer, Architect
Dell Linux Solutions
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