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From: Ted Unangst (tedutedunangst.com)
Date: Tue Jul 15 2014 - 06:13:38 CDT
On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:38, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> The reason the Soekris net6501 has hw.ncpufound=1 in bsd.rd is
> stupid. The net6501 has MP BIOS, but not ACPI. Only the GENERIC
> (thus also GENERIC.MP) and RAMDISK kernels on amd64 and i386 include
> mpbios(4), RAMDISK_CD doesn't.
> Is there any reason we don't have mpbios(4) in RAMDISK_CD? Are
> there space constraints to consider? It looks like an accidental
> omission to me.
I think there is some concern that the mpbios is wrong on many
machines with acpi?