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SubjectRe: [PATCH 9/20] x86_64: 64bit PIC SMP trampoline
On Fri 2006-11-17 19:33:52, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 18, 2006 at 01:27:10AM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > > that long mode is supported. Asking if long mode is implemented is
> > > down right silly but we have traditionally had some of these checks,
> > > and they can't hurt anything. So when the totally ludicrous happens
> > > we just might handle it correctly.
> >
> > Well, it is silly, and it is 50 lines of dense assembly. can we get
> > rid of it or get it shared with bootup version?
> >
>
> Hi Pavel,
>
> Last patch in the series (patch 20) already does that. That patch just
> puts all the assembly at one place which everybody shares.
>
> I know it is bad to introduce and delete your own code, but I kept that
> patch as last patch as all the other patches have got fair bit of testing
> in RHEL kernels and I wanted to make sure that if last patch breaks something
> problem can be isolated relatively easily.

Ahha, okay. ACK, then.
Pavel

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