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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] ftrace: to kill a daemon
On Fri, Aug 08, 2008 at 05:53:26PM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> Are we sure there aren't some good available 5-byte nops?
>
> e.g. for 64-bit maybe 3e 48 8d 76 00
> for 32-bit maybe 3e 8d 74 26 00
>
> Have the chip folks confirmed that exactly the set we have in
> asm-x86/nops.h are the only optimal ones?

They were based on the respective optimization manuals, so yes.

-Andi


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