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From: William Lee Irwin III <>
To: Ryan Underwood <>
Subject: Re: APIC support on Slot-A Athlon, K6
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2003 04:06:15 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

At some point in the past, someone wrote:
>> Furthermore, I/O-APIC usage requires (in hardware) that the
>> processor has a local APIC.

On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 05:58:59AM -0600, Ryan Underwood wrote:
> What can the APIC support alone accomplish, without an I/O-APIC?
> Just NMI watchdog and related things? (looking at CONFIG_APIC help)
> Looks like I/O-APIC is the real desired feature, but a functioning local
> APIC, though not very useful by itself, is a prerequisite for it.

LVT interrupts are likely still usable in such scenarios.

-- wli

  reply	other threads:[~2003-12-08 12:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2003-12-08 11:58 ` APIC support on Slot-A Athlon, K6 Ryan Underwood
2003-12-08 12:06   ` William Lee Irwin III [this message]
2003-12-08 17:07 Mikael Pettersson
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2003-12-08 10:44 Mikael Pettersson
2003-12-08  8:48 Ryan Underwood

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