[PATCH] fix iptables on systems with discontiguous processor ids
David S. Miller
davem at davemloft.net
Tue Oct 11 00:04:31 CEST 2005
From: Patrick McHardy <kaber at trash.net>
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 23:41:43 +0200
> Even better would be a function returning the CPU ID as "physical"
> ID, skipping holes in the space. This would allow to save the memory
> for unused CPU IDs. Maybe a small table mapping "virtual" to "phyiscal"
We used to have this and it was really ugly and error prone.
I like the discontiguous cpu ID space much better.
I was so happy when I could blow away those virtual<-->physical cpu ID
mappings. People got it wrong all the time and it makes hotplug cpu
support more difficult.
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