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Re: User applications

To: Carsten Langgaard <>
Subject: Re: User applications
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2001 14:03:04 -0200
Cc: "Kevin D. Kissell" <>,, Michael Shmulevich <>
In-reply-to: <>; from on Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 03:16:16PM +0100
References: <> <> <00d801c0797d$5cc410c0$0deca8c0@Ulysses> <>
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On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 03:16:16PM +0100, Carsten Langgaard wrote:

> I think I just found it.
> The system call is sysmips(FLUSH_CACHE).

Don't.  Sysmips(FLUSH_CACHE, ...) only allows very coarse flush operation,
that is flushing all caches.  The whole sysmips(2) call exists in Linux
only as a stone age compatibility thing.


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