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SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386/setup.c cpuinfo notsc
"Maciej W. Rozycki" wrote:
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> On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>
> > I would personally prefer to export the global flags separately from the
> > per-CPU flags. Not only is it more correct, it would help catch these
> > kinds of bugs!!!
>
> That's what I am going to do. Basically to recode cpu_has_* macros to
> use global flags as that's the intuitive name and use a set of different
> names for the SMP bootstrap code to access boot_cpu_data (possibly
> boot_has_* or boot_cpu_has_*).
>

Right, but I'd also like to see the global flags exported explicitly to
/proc/cpuinfo.

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