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SubjectRe: TSCs are a no-no on i386
On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 04:07:58PM +0100, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> Of course this is not a problem when "lock;cmpxchg" is used only for thread
> synchronisation on uniprocessor 386s... The lock prefix is irrelevant then.

This is exactly what it written in ;-)

> Perhaps the emulation should refuse to pretend to work on an SMP 386 :)

I've seen such a config once. In fact, it was a board with two i376 (the 386
equivalent which does protected mode only, no M86 nor real mode). But I never
knew if they were connected to the same bus or totally independant.


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