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Re: User applications

To: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Subject: Re: User applications
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2001 17:40:23 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, Michael Shmulevich <michaels@jungo.com>
In-reply-to: <3A59E978.873182CB@mips.com>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Carsten Langgaard wrote:

> What we need is a mechanism to partial invalidate the I-cache and a mechanism
> to write-back and/or invalidate the D-cache.

 What's wrong with the already mentioned cachectl?

$ mipsel-linux-objdump -T /usr/mipsel-linux/lib/libc-2.2.so | grep cachectl
00000000600ca0a0  w   DF *ABS*  0000000000000000  GLIBC_2.0   cachectl
$ ls /usr/mipsel-linux/include/sys/cachectl.h
/usr/mipsel-linux/include/sys/cachectl.h

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