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SubjectRE: Installing kernel 2.4
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There's been a bunch of related work done at the Oregon Graduate Institute
by Calton Pu and others. See
http://www.cse.ogi.edu/DISC/projects/synthetix/publications.html for a list
of papers.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: davej@suse.de [mailto:davej@suse.de]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2000 3:25 PM
> To: Linux Kernel Mailing List
> Cc: jmerkey@timpanogas.org
> Subject: Re: Installing kernel 2.4
>
>
>
> > There are tests for all this in the feature flags for intel and
> > non-intel CPUs like AMD -- including MTRR settings. All of
> this could
> > be dynamic. Here's some code that does this, and it's similiar to
> > NetWare. It detexts CPU type, feature flags, special instructions,
> > etc. All of this on x86 could be dynamically detected.
>
> Detecting the CPU isn't the issue (we already do all this),
> it's what to
> do when you've figured out what the CPU is. Show me code that can
> dynamically adjust the alignment of the routines/variables/structs
> dependant upon cacheline size.
>
> regards,
>
> Davej.
>
> --
> | Dave Jones <davej@suse.de> http://www.suse.de/~davej
> | SuSE Labs
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