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SubjectRe: possible deadlock in smp_call_function()
Richard Gooch wrote:
> Manfred Spraul writes:
> > I've written a small patch which enables _PAGE_GLOBAL for module
> > memory, but currently, the kernel locks hard during X startup.
>
> Erm, is this related to smp_call_function()?

I think my crashes were not caused by smp_call_function().

It seems that "wbinvd" doesn't clear _PAGE_GLOBAL tlb entries, although
the Intel
Pentium Pro Manual says that.
Do you know if there is a Intel errata about clearing _PAGE_GLOBAL tlb
entries, or where could I search for such an errata?

--
Manfred


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