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    Subjecttwo x86_64 fixes for 2.4.21-pre3

    1. The new IDE code in -pre references a few new macros and
    inlines from <asm/system.h> that x86_64 doesn't provide.
    2. bootsect.S has the same bug that i386' bootsect.S had
    until I fixed it in 2.4.14 or so: it stops the floppy
    controller in a way that cause newer FDCs to lock up.
    The same patch as in i386' bootsect.S fixes the problem.

    The x86_64 kernel boots RH8.0 fairly well, but the IA32 emulation
    has some rough spots. In particular, "sleep" SEGVs with a #GP
    every time, and sys32_ioctl() complains:

    sleep[15] general protection rip:4004441c rsp:ffffed60 error:0
    sys32_ioctl(hwclock:23): Unknown cmd fd(3) cmd(00004b50) arg(ffffeb50)
    date[28] general protection rip:4002141c rsp:ffffebc0 error:0
    date[30] general protection rip:400204ee rsp:ffffe4c4 error:0
    sys32_ioctl(mount:62): Unknown cmd fd(4) cmd(80041272) arg(ffff6948)
    sys32_ioctl(mount:62): Unknown cmd fd(4) cmd(80041272) arg(ffff6948)
    sys32_ioctl(mount:69): Unknown cmd fd(4) cmd(80041272) arg(ffff6968)
    sys32_ioctl(mount:69): Unknown cmd fd(4) cmd(80041272) arg(ffff6968)
    rpmq[120] general protection rip:401c641c rsp:ffffed40 error:0
    sleep[140] general protection rip:4003ebe5 rsp:ffffed60 error:0
    sys32_ioctl(iwconfig:183): Unknown cmd fd(3) cmd(00008b01) arg(ffffea90)
    sleep[196] general protection rip:4003ebe5 rsp:ffffed20 error:0

    (The system is vanilla RH8.0 with Athlon binaries, running under
    the Virtutech Simics 1.4.7 simulator. The x86_64 kernel was
    cross-compiled with binutils- and gcc-3.2.1.)


    --- linux-2.4.21-pre3/arch/x86_64/boot/bootsect.S.~1~ 2002-11-30 17:12:24.000000000 +0100
    +++ linux-2.4.21-pre3/arch/x86_64/boot/bootsect.S 2003-01-24 19:15:28.000000000 +0100
    @@ -395,9 +395,15 @@
    # NOTE: Doesn't save %ax or %dx; do it yourself if you need to.

    +#if 1
    + xorw %ax, %ax # reset FDC
    + xorb %dl, %dl
    + int $0x13
    movw $0x3f2, %dx
    xorb %al, %al
    outb %al, %dx

    sectors: .word 0
    --- linux-2.4.21-pre3/include/asm-x86_64/system.h.~1~ 2003-01-24 14:03:58.000000000 +0100
    +++ linux-2.4.21-pre3/include/asm-x86_64/system.h 2003-01-24 19:03:39.000000000 +0100
    @@ -246,9 +246,14 @@
    /* used in the idle loop; sti takes one instruction cycle to complete */
    #define safe_halt() __asm__ __volatile__("sti; hlt": : :"memory")

    +#define __save_and_cli(x) do { __save_flags(x); __cli(); } while(0);
    +#define __save_and_sti(x) do { __save_flags(x); __sti(); } while(0);
    /* For spinlocks etc */
    -#define local_irq_save(x) do { warn_if_not_ulong(x); __asm__ __volatile__("# local_irq_save \n\t pushfq ; popq %0 ; cli":"=g" (x): /* no input */ :"memory"); } while (0)
    -#define local_irq_restore(x) __asm__ __volatile__("# local_irq_restore \n\t pushq %0 ; popfq": /* no output */ :"g" (x):"memory")
    +#define local_irq_save(x) __save_and_cli(x)
    +#define local_irq_set(x) __save_and_sti(x)
    +#define local_irq_restore(x) __restore_flags(x)
    #define local_irq_disable() __cli()
    #define local_irq_enable() __sti()

    @@ -262,6 +267,8 @@
    #define sti() __global_sti()
    #define save_flags(x) ((x)=__global_save_flags())
    #define restore_flags(x) __global_restore_flags(x)
    +#define save_and_cli(x) do { save_flags(x); cli(); } while(0);
    +#define save_and_sti(x) do { save_flags(x); sti(); } while(0);


    @@ -269,6 +276,8 @@
    #define sti() __sti()
    #define save_flags(x) __save_flags(x)
    #define restore_flags(x) __restore_flags(x)
    +#define save_and_cli(x) __save_and_cli(x)
    +#define save_and_sti(x) __save_and_sti(x)


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