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SubjectRe: kernel_thread bogosity
On Fri, Nov 24, 2000 at 08:52:47PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> How can that work? restore_args ends with iret, anyway, and iret does
> reload esp afaics...

... only if there's an IPL change during the iret. Page 3-321 of 24319102.pdf
from Intel:

[..] If the return is to another privilege level, the IRET instruction
also pops the stack pointer and SS from the stack, before resuming
program execution. [..]

Andrea
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