Re: [PATCH] x86/thermal: Fix LVT thermal setup for SMI delivery mode

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On 5/28/21 5:19 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 2021 at 10:23:42AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> So you could disable CPU_SUP_INTEL ... Should still boot with reduced
>> functionality.
> *If* you disable it and *if* that intel_init_thermal() is really there
> to unstick those cores, then you might not even boot successfully.
>> What a mess...
> When is it not when SMM is involved?
> That stinking goo underneath the OS needs to be open sourced so that we
> can replace it with something small and sane. BIOS morons will never
> learn not to fiddle with architectural components.

Has the patch that resolves - or at least pacifies - this issue been forwarded downstream to GKH for mainline yet?  I'd like to be able to upgrade with stock kernels again.


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