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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 7/7] ia64: wire up system calls
On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 09:24:43AM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 6:26 AM Firoz Khan <firoz.khan@linaro.org> wrote:
> > +# perf_event_open requires an architecture specific implementation
> > +326 common perf_event_open sys_perf_event_open
[...]
>
> I don't think that's correct for these two. perf_event_open() of
> course requires 'perf' support that ia64 does not have

That's actuallt quite funny, given the fact that IA-64 has perfmonctl()
which likely was the precursor of current perf infractructure.

> > +# pkey_mprotect requires an architecture specific implementation
> > +328 common pkey_mprotect sys_pkey_mprotect
> > +# pkey_alloc requires an architecture specific implementation
> > +329 common pkey_alloc sys_pkey_alloc
> > +# pkey_free requires an architecture specific implementation
> > +330 common pkey_free sys_pkey_free
>
> One comment for all pkey calls would be sufficient. More importantly
> it requires hardware support that ia64 does not have AFAICT.

Except it has[1].

[1] https://www.thailand.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/manuals/itanium-architecture-software-developer-rev-2-3-vol-2-manual.pdf#page=78

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