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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] Fix COW D-cache aliasing on fork
From: Linus Torvalds <>
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 19:37:24 -0700 (PDT)

> On Fri, 20 Oct 2006, David Miller wrote:
> > I think it could help for sun4m highmem configs.
> Well, if you can re-create the performance numbers (Ralf - can you send
> the full series with the final "remove the now unnecessary flush" to
> Davem?), that will make deciding things easier, I think.
> I suspect sparc, mips and arm are the main architectures where virtually
> indexed caching really matters enough for this to be an issue at all.

Unfortunately, I don't have any sparc 32-bit systems any more,
so I can't really help out here. I just make sure the build
keeps working :-)
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