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SubjectRe: [kerneloops] regression in 2.6.27 wrt "lock_page" and the "hwclock" program
On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 10:27:42AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Oct 2008 08:11:45 -0700 Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org> wrote:
> >
> > static unsigned long
> > atomic(const char *name, unsigned long (*op)(unsigned long),
> > unsigned long arg)
> > {
> > unsigned long v;
> > __asm__ volatile ("cli");
> > v = (*op)(arg);
> > __asm__ volatile ("sti");
> > return v;
> > }
> >
> > looks like it (but only on 32 bit x86, not on 64 bit x86)
>
> I suspect this is new in hwclock?

since util-linux-2.9v, year 1999

> > (and yes someone really ought to fix hwclock; it's rather broken)
>
> well yeah. Recently broken?

9 years ago

Karel

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Karel Zak <kzak@redhat.com>


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