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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386: improve double fault handling
    Ingo Molnar wrote:
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    > Secondly, task gates are really a relic that should not be proliferated.
    > Besides the complications in virtualized environments (if more common
    > things like Big Real Mode are not supported well in virtual mode what do
    > we expect of more esoteric features as task gates?) it does not get
    > nearly as much testing on real silicon as other, more mainstream CPU
    > features.
    >

    I think that using it as a bailout mechanism is going to remain
    supported and tested. It's just never going to be fast.

    -hpa



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