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    SubjectRe: [BUG] broken ebba638ae723d8a8fc2f7abce5ec18b688b791d7
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    Can we completely kill the "don't reload segments" flag, then?

    "Rusty Russell" <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> wrote:

    >On Thu, 3 Feb 2011 11:49:36 am Rusty Russell wrote:
    >> On Thu, 3 Feb 2011 09:18:21 am H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >> > On 01/28/2011 08:58 AM, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
    >> > > On 01/27/2011 07:38 PM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >> > >> [Adding Jeremy]
    >> > >>
    >> > >> Jeremy, would this break Xen? As far as I know, Xen is the main
    >user
    >> > >> of skipping segment register initialization.
    >> > >
    >> > > Xen doesn't go through head_*.S at all.
    >> > >
    >> >
    >> > OK, I guess it's actually lguest which needs this feature?
    >>
    >> Well, we already move __BOOT_DS into every other segment reg, so I
    >don't think
    >> %ss will break...
    >>
    >> Checking...
    >
    >Fine here.
    >
    >Thanks,
    >Rusty.
    >PS. In general, I don't want lguest to interfere with cleanups: I'd
    >rather
    > fix up lguest as required until it gets too hard, then kill it.

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