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    SubjectRe: gdb strangness Under 2.3.11-pre1
    On Sat, 17 Jul 1999, Ingo Molnar wrote:

    > [there is another x86 change that went in as well recently with
    > pre-2.3.11, the 'lazy TLB flush feature' which was planned for quite some
    > time already - bug the gdb bug predates the lazy-TLB-flush changes. The
    > lazy-TLB feature lets us cut down on the number of TLB flushes rather
    > heavily, in a typical x86 Linux box about 80-90% of TLB flushes are now
    > gone.]

    The two bugs that seem to be caused by this (or at least, are introduced
    with 2.3.11-pre4) are the weird things in /proc/{2,3} and the 'bad page
    middle entry 23232323'-type messages.


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