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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Pentium Pro - sysenter - doublefault
Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> > The logic above is exactly what Intel says to do in "IA-32 Intel®
> > Architecture Software Developer's Manual, Volume 2: Instruction Set
> > Reference" on page 3-767. It also says that sysenter was added to the
> > Pentium II.
>
> I double-checked AP-485 (24161823.pdf, the "real" reference to CPUID),
> and it says (section 3.4) that SEP is unsupported when the signature
> as a whole is less that 0x633. This means all PPros, and PII Model 3s
> with steppings less than 3.

So (double-checking) the pseudo-code in "IA-32: Intel Architecture
Software Development Manual, Volume 2: Instruction Set Reference" is buggy?

Oh my! Perhaps there are other bugs in that behemoth of a manual, too :/

-- Jamie
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