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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ftrace: use only 5 byte nops for x86
    Ingo Molnar wrote:
    >>> TODO: Examine the cpuid to determine the nop to use.
    >> Don't think that will help in general. qemu claims its a Pentium II.
    > ok. I've applied Steve's patch as it's a good bugfix. The extra paranoia
    > about faulting on 0x90 seems excessive but doesnt hurt ;-)

    I think what we need to do is to test the NOPL instruction and create a
    Linux-specific CPUID bit for it. I'll do that and submit to tip:x86/cpu.


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