[PATCH] show -1 for physical_id of non-present cpus

Nathan Lynch nathanl at austin.ibm.com
Wed Jan 26 15:41:03 EST 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 22:11 -0600, Olof Johansson wrote:
> Nathan Lynch wrote:
> >Make the physical_id cpu attribute on ppc64 show -1 instead of 65535
> >for non-present cpus.
> >
> Good catch.
> I'm not sure if I prefer your patch or just switching hw_cpu_id to a s16 
> and using %d. Either way is fine with me.

fwiw, I plan to to make the issue moot eventually by having only present
cpus show up in sysfs, but that's not going to happen in time for


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