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SubjectRe: 2.6.25-rc3-mm1 - PROFILE_LIKELY redux..
On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 02:59:57PM -0500, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> On Wed, 05 Mar 2008 18:45:13 +0100, Andi Kleen said:
> > Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu writes:
> > >
> > > So we're in the same 4K as the VDSO64_* values, but some 0x4fe past the
> > > gtod_data. Anybody got a hint as to what the heck it was doing?
> >
> > Try this patch:
> >
> > Remove unlikelies in vsyscall path
>
> Nope, sorry... same behavior. Apparently it's a (un)likely someplace
> else...
>
> I'm trying to figure out what's at 0x9be into the vdso, but not having
> a lot of luck.

You can do objdump -Sr on the vdso/vsyscall object files and see
if there are any external references to unlikely related functions. If yes
the problem is in that function

-Andi


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