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Date:	Mon, 09 Nov 2009 10:16:34 -0800
From:	Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha@...el.com>
To:	Yong Wang <yong.y.wang@...ux.intel.com>
Cc:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Borislav Petkov <borislav.petkov@....com>,
	Arjan van de Ven <arjan@...radead.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5] x86: under bios control, restore AP's APIC_LVTTHMR
 to the BSP value

On Mon, 2009-11-09 at 06:51 -0800, Yong Wang wrote:
>  
> +void mcheck_intel_therm_init(void)
> +{
> +	/*
> +	 * This function is only called on boot CPU. Save the init thermal
> +	 * LVT value on BSP and use that value to restore APs' thermal LVT
> +	 * entry BIOS programmed later
> +	 */
> +	lvtthmr_init = apic_read(APIC_LVTTHMR);
> +}

We shouldn't unconditionally read this LVT entry. We should qualify it
based on the presence of TM1 or TM2 capability, as this LVT entry is
implementation specific and not architectural.

thanks,
suresh 

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