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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test3-mm3
Mike Fedyk <> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 01:38:34AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > +disable-athlon-prefetch.patch
> >
> > Disable prefetch() on all AMD CPUs. It seems to need significant work to
> > get right and we're currently getting rare oopses with K7's.
> Is this going to stay in -mm, or will it eventually propogate to stock?

That depends if someone does any work on it in the next few days I guess.
Right now we're getting mysterious oopses down inside fine_inode_fast,
which is unacceptable.

> If it does, can this be added to the to-do list of things to fix before 2.6.0?
> I'd hate to see this feature lost...

Show me a workload in which it makes a measurable difference.

But no, it won't get forgotten.
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