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SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386: fix early usage of atomic_add_return and local_add_return on real i386
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On Tue, 2007-05-22 at 12:34 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Tuesday 22 May 2007 11:48, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > The check (boot_cpu_data.x86 == 3) in atomic_add_return() and
> > local_add_return() fails, when those operations are used before
> > boot_cpu_data is filled in.
> >
> > Change the check to (boot_cpu_data.x86 <= 3) to fix this.
>
> That's a critical boot fix for 386, right?

Yup. Hit me with some debug option enabled, but might happen anywhere
else too.

tglx


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