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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/10] x86_64: Use generic percpu
On Fri, 28 Dec 2007, Andi Kleen wrote:

> On Friday 28 December 2007 01:10:51 travis@sgi.com wrote:
> > x86_64 provides an optimized way to determine the local per cpu area
> > offset through the pda and determines the base by accessing a remote
> > pda.
>
> And? The rationale for this patch seems to be incomplete.
>
> As far as I can figure out you're replacing an optimized percpu
> implementation which a dumber generic one. Which needs
> at least some description why.

The implementation stays the same. The code is just consolidated.



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