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SubjectRe: 64bit port
   Date: Sat, 1 May 1999 11:11:21 +0100 (GMT)
From: Alex Buell <>

Ie. on loading of a binary could quickly scan it for illegal
sequences and overwrite with NOPs, then execute it. Of course, this
doesn't cater for things that does J-I-T compilation & execution

You roughly have described how we hope to work around it.

IRIX does something very similar to work around cpu lockup
bugs on early MIPS r4k parts.

David S. Miller

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