lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2005]   [Jun]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ppc64: Fix PER_LINUX32 behaviour


    On Thu, 9 Jun 2005, Paul Mackerras wrote:
    >
    > Interestingly, PER_LINUX32 has nothing whatsoever to do with whether a
    > process is running in 32-bit or 64-bit mode. In fact, the *only*
    > thing that PER_LINUX32 affects is the machine name reported by uname.
    > So you can have a 32-bit process without PER_LINUX32, and a 64-bit
    > process with PER_LINUX32.

    Ok, I stand corrected. I was assuming it got set automatically for 32-bit
    processes, without checking.

    Linus
    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2009-11-18 23:46    [W:0.020 / U:1.080 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site