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Re: [PATCH 1/2] topology: Check for missing CPU devices

On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 21:48, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:
> Commit ccbc60d3e19a1b6ae66ca0d89b3da02dde62088b ('topology: Provide
> CPU topology in sysfs in !SMP configurations') causes a crash at boot
> on a several architectures.  The topology sysfs code assumes that
> there is a CPU device for each online CPU whereas some architectures
> that do not support SMP or cpufreq do not register any CPU devices.
> Check for this before trying to use a device.
> Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>

Works on its own or combined with "[PATCH 2/2] cpu: Register a generic
CPU device on architectures that currently do not".

Tested-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>



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