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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/11] x86: Merge tolerant_fwait()
  On 8/30/10 3:35 AM, Brian Gerst wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Pekka Enberg<> wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 7:04 PM, Brian Gerst<> wrote:
>>> Now that 32-bit can handle exceptions from the kernel, switch to using
>>> the 64-bit version of tolerant_fwait() without fnclex. In the unlikely
>>> event an exception is triggered, it is simply ignored.
>>> Signed-off-by: Brian Gerst<>
>> Why is 32-bit able to handle exceptions? Is that part of this series
>> or is it some existing commit in tip or linus?
> Commit e2e75c915de045f0785387dc32f55e92fab0614c merged the 32-bit and
> 64-bit math exception handlers into one, which calls
> fixup_exception().
That could be in the changelog.

Acked-by: Pekka Enberg <>

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