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SubjectRe: [PATCH][2.5] replace flush_map() in arch/i386/mm/pageattr.c with flush_tlb_all()
On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 09:30:55PM +0100, Thomas Schlichter wrote:

> > This looks bogus. You're killing the wbinvd() in flush_kernel_map() which
> > is needed.
> I must admit I don't exactly know the wbinvd() command, but as the comment
> says:
> /* Could use CLFLUSH here if the CPU supports it (Hammer,P4) */
>
> I thought it is not NEEDED, just a COULD...

Its hinting at a possible optimisation, not saying
that it is unneeded.

Dave

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