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SubjectRe: test13-pre6 (Fork Bug with Athlons? Temporary Fix)
On Fri, Dec 29, 2000 at 07:36:21PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Maybe your libc is different on the different machines? Normal programs
> shouldn't use segments at all, so I really do not see how this patch could
> matter in the least, even if it was completely and utterly buggy (which is
> not obvious at first glance).
> I wonder why you seem to have an LDT at all..

glibc 2.2 linuxthreads sets up an LDT to use %gs as thread local data base

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