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Date:	Fri, 18 Jan 2008 22:03:44 +0100
From:	Ingo Molnar <>
To:	"Pallipadi, Venkatesh" <>
Cc:	Dave Jones <>, Yinghai Lu <Yinghai.Lu@....COM>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] X86: fix typo PAT to X86_PAT

* Pallipadi, Venkatesh <> wrote:

> Ingo, can you remove this PAT MTRR exclusion.

yeah, already did that.

> Actually, this exclusion will not work at all with the current code. 
> Infact it should be PAT selects MTRR, for the current code. As 
> pat_init() is called during mtrr init as the rules for how to change 
> PAT and how to change MTRR are same. Further, MTRR is always required 
> on SMP, as we read the MTRR setting from boot CPU and set it on Aps at 
> boot time. We should only remove the /proc/mtrr write permissions with 
> CONFIG_PAT. We need to deprecate it for a while before that...


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