[PATCH] Revert x86: add lapic_shutdown for x86_64

Thomas Gleixner tglx at linutronix.de
Mon Oct 29 21:06:43 EDT 2007

On Mon, 29 Oct 2007, Hiroshi Shimamoto wrote:

> Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > On Mon, 29 Oct 2007 15:39:46 -0700
> > Hiroshi Shimamoto <h-shimamoto at ct.jp.nec.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> lapic_shutdown is useless on x86_64.
> >>
> > 
> > .... but since the goal is to get apic_32.c and apic_64.c to be more
> > converging (to the point of becoming the same file)... isn't your patch
> > going in the opposite direction?
> > 
> Hmm, I'm not sure that this revert affects x86 unification.
> Vivek said that probably we don't have to introduce lapic_shutdown() for 64bit.
> So I submitted this patch which reverts my previous post, it was applied before
> the comment.

Don't worry, we sort this out. There is some inevitable friction loss
for now, but we are getting closer. I gave the apic code some care to
get a readable diff out of it. Result is in:

git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/x86/linux-2.6-x86.git cleanup



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