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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Important per-cpu fix.
Rusty Russell wrote:
>> Frankly, I'm amazed the kernel worked for long without this.
>> Every linker script thinks the section is called .data.percpu.
>> Without this patch, every CPU ends up sharing the same "per-cpu"
>> variable.

On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 07:56:47PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> wow. Either this was working by fluke, or Bill's softirq problem
> just got solved.

It's pretty easy to find out, my machines don't get past
execve("/sbin/init", argv_init, envp_init); without some kind of softirq
fix. The boot cycle is not swift though... in progress.

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