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    On Friday 14 August 2009, Michael Schnell wrote:
    > Does that mean that both in fact do run in the same mode (I suppose
    > Kernel Mode and thus the CPU's "System Mode" rather than the CPU's "User
    > Mode".

    yes

    > With that - and supposing that as of Kernel 2.6.31 the sh code I see in
    > Kernel 2.6.30 is used in /asm/generic, I would be able to just use the
    > "generic" case for "implementing" a working Futex syscall for the NIOS).

    Well, I haven't put that code into asm-generic/futex.h yet and it's
    too late for 2.6.31, but it should get there eventually, if one of us
    four submits a tested patch ;-).

    In the meantime, I suggest you use a plain copy of the sh version.

    Arnd <><


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