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SubjectRe: start_kernel(): bug: interrupts were enabled early
On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 04:42:25PM -0500, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> Do not run the checks while we are in a single threaded context?
> I thought we had some dynamic code patching thingamy that could change
> those when we go to smp mode?

You have to remember that on embedded architectures, such as ARM,
where XIP is supported we can't change the text segment at run time -
which means dynamic code patching won't work.

However, the kernel should still work in such situations.

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of:

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