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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/11] x86: Merge tolerant_fwait()
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On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 7:04 PM, Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Now that 32-bit can handle exceptions from the kernel, switch to using
>> the 64-bit version of tolerant_fwait() without fnclex.  In the unlikely
>> event an exception is triggered, it is simply ignored.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com>
>
> Why is 32-bit able to handle exceptions? Is that part of this series
> or is it some existing commit in tip or linus?
>

Commit e2e75c915de045f0785387dc32f55e92fab0614c merged the 32-bit and
64-bit math exception handlers into one, which calls
fixup_exception().

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