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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00 of 10] x86: unify asm/pgtable.h
On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 02:22:57AM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
> * Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 02:16:09AM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > >
> > > * Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > This isn't correct, because it will set _PAGE_GLOBAL on 32-bit
> > > > unconditionally. It needs to be something like:
> > >
> > > hm, why is that a problem?
> >
> > Not so ancient 32bit CPUs didn't support global.
>
> 'not so ancient' like: pre-PPro ones? But we mark the ptes PAGE_GLOBAL

AMD K6 at least AFAIK -- that's not ancient. I still got one of those.

-Andi


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