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SubjectRe: Why is double_fault serviced by a trap gate?
On Fri, 8 Dec 2000 wrote:

> Actually what you are pointing out here is the differing needs for
> differing uses. Real-time, embedded systems etc have different requirements
> or at lest different priorities to enterprise usage. I'm coming from the
> enterprise server angle - the Linux/390 type of use and high end IA32
> Server.
> I'll certainly add the double-fault hander to my list of RAS stuff. I'm not
> so convinced about NMI being a task gate.
> Richard

As I said, if you need some help I'll gladly try.

Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.4.0 on an i686 machine (799.54 BogoMips).

"Memory is like gasoline. You use it up when you are running. Of
course you get it all back when you reboot..."; Actual explanation
obtained from the Micro$oft help desk.

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