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Re: Build failure for R3000 DECstation

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Build failure for R3000 DECstation
From: Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 20:46:15 +0100 (CET)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20001115004122.G927@bacchus.dhis.org>
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Reply-to: Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On 14-Nov-00 Ralf Baechle wrote:
> In any case, for uniprocessor non-ll/sc machines there is also a better
> solution availble with no syscalls at all.  It's easy to implement, just
> use the fact that any exception will change the values of k0/k1.  That of
> course breaks silently on SMP.

Please, we do not even want to think about SMP boxen without ll/sc, do we?

;-)

-- 
Regards,
Harald

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