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atomic.h changes fixed bug Was: CVS Update@oss.sgi.com: linux

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: atomic.h changes fixed bug Was: CVS Update@oss.sgi.com: linux
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2000 17:25:17 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20001026235921Z553785-493+346@oss.sgi.com>; from ralf@oss.sgi.com on Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:59:17PM -0700
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On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:59:17PM -0700, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> CVSROOT:      /home/pub/cvs
> Module name:  linux
> Changes by:   ralf@oss.sgi.com        00/10/26 16:59:17
> 
> Modified files:
>       include/asm-mips: atomic.h 
>       include/asm-mips64: atomic.h 
> 
> Log message:
>       Add memory clobbers to the atomic_*_return functions.  I hope this
>       fixes the file corruption / `D' state processes people observe.

This at least fixes the file corruption stuff i have been seeing
(Never The Same Checksum aka NTSC)


remake:/home/flo# md5sum xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
590767187e145407bcda582facf5afc0  xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
remake:/home/flo# md5sum xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
590767187e145407bcda582facf5afc0  xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
remake:/home/flo# md5sum xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
590767187e145407bcda582facf5afc0  xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
remake:/home/flo# md5sum xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
590767187e145407bcda582facf5afc0  xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
remake:/home/flo# md5sum xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz
590767187e145407bcda582facf5afc0  xfree86_4.0.1.orig.tar.gz


Flo
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Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
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