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SubjectRE: [patch 00/17] Text Edit Lock and Immediate Values for 2.6.25-rc8-mm1
Hi Mathieu

> Here is the complete patchset required to get basic Immediate Values
> support ported to 2.6.25-rc8-mm1. It provides the "simple", non
> nmi-safe version of immediate values, which means that immediate
> values should not be used in code paths reachable by NMI or MCE
> handlers. This version also uses
> stop_machine_run() for immediate values updates, which is a very heavy
> lock. In order to make incremental, easy to review, changes, I think
> we could start by this "simple" version as a first step before we
> switch to the nmi-safe version later.

I am interested in the performance improvement of "marker."
It is important in arguing that it is "simple."
I will help debug and testing.


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