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On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 09:31:10PM +0000, Chris Ball wrote:
> dean> ingo started the proper work for this, for example, see:
> dean> <http://people.redhat.com/mingo/vsyscall-patches/vsyscall-2.3.32-F4>
> dean> (there's a documentation file near the bottom of the patch)
> dean> but it doesn't appear to support gettimeofday via rdtsc yet.
> Interesting patch; when last I looked, vsyscalls were only being
> implemented on the new 64-bit architectures.

> Does this patch break binary compatibility? I seem to recall that being
> Andrea's reason for not running vsyscalls on standard x86 back in August
> last year.

WinNT looks like it supports vsyscalls (or at least SYSENTER).

mark

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