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SubjectRe: VM fixes [4/4]
On Fri, 24 Dec 2004 19:22:19 +0100 Andrea Arcangeli <> wrote:
>> If those old cpus really supported smp in linux, then fixing this bit is
>> trivial, just change it to short. Do they support short at least?

On Fri, Dec 24, 2004 at 12:55:04PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> No, they do not. The smallest atomic unit is one 32-bit word.
> And yes there are SMP systems using these chips.

Would systems described as ev56 by /proc/cpuinfo have such chips?

-- wli
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