ACK/cmnt: [PATCH 0/1] [Yakkety] UBUNTU: [Config] Increase the NR_CPUS to 8K for amd64 to support systems with a large number of cores.

Brad Figg brad.figg at canonical.com
Tue Nov 29 15:39:16 UTC 2016


On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 11:21:29AM +0100, Stefan Bader wrote:
> On 22.11.2016 16:35, Brad Figg wrote:
> > BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1579205
> > 
> > Brad Figg (1):
> >   UBUNTU: [Config] Increase the NR_CPUS to 8K for amd64 to support
> >     systems with a     large number of cores.
> > 
> >  debian.master/config/amd64/config.common.amd64 | 2 +-
> >  debian.master/config/annotations               | 2 +-
> >  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > 
> Could we afford to stage this change to be done first in Yakkety and later in
> Xenial? I am trying to remember but I fail to do so. Just some vague memory of
> having looked at something which became either wrong or inefficient due to the
> large number of possible CPUs. Possibly fixed since then but I am not sure...
> 
> -Stefan
> 

We have systems shipping today with 370 cores and that count is just going
to keep going up. We should be getting out in from of these and not waiting
for people to file bugs about it.

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