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SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH] cache pollution aware __copy_from_user_ll()
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On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 13:54 +0900, Hiro Yoshioka wrote:
> Takahashi san,
>
> I appreciate your comments.
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > BTW, what are you going to do with the page-faults which may happen
> > during __copy_user_zeroing_nocache()? The current process may be blocked
> > in the handler for a while and get FPU registers polluted.
> > kernel_fpu_begin() won't help the case. This is another issue, though.
>
> My code does nothing do it.
>
> I need a volunteer to implement it.

it's actually not too hard; all you need is to use SSE and not MMX; and
then just store sse register you're overwriting on the stack or so...



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