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Date:	Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:45:25 +0200
From:	Peter Zijlstra <>
To:	Nicolas Pitre <>
Cc:	Frederic Weisbecker <>,
	LKML <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <>,
	Steven Rostedt <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Viresh Kumar <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 07/10] nohz: Enforce timekeeping on CPU 0

On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 02:46:56PM -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> People think all sorts of things.  And it becomes very irritating when 
> thoughtful assumptions get burned into ROM for example.  We should be 
> able to do better in the kernel.

Agreed. There used to be an x86 subarch where the boot cpu wasn't cpu0,
that always gave a lot of 'joy' too :-)
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