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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386 adds smp_call_function_single

    On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 01:52:39PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
    > On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 06:24:22AM -0700, Stephane Eranian wrote:
    > > Hello,
    > >
    > > Continiung the series of small patches necessary for the perfmon subsystem, here
    > > is a patch that adds support for the smp_call_function_single() function for i386.
    > > It exists for almost all other architectures but i386. The perfmon subsystem
    > > needs it in one case to free some state on a designated remote CPU.
    > >
    > > Changelog:
    > > - adds smp_call_function_single() to i386 tree. This function
    > > is used to invoked a procedure on a designated remote CPU.
    > The naming seems a little strange to me. Something like
    > run_on_cpu() would be clearer. Less keystrokes too :)

    I agree with you that the name is a bit long but I did not invent it.
    The same function name is used for this functionality on IA-64 and X86-64.

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