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Re: [RFC] Add 4KSx support (try 2)

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Add 4KSx support (try 2)
From: Franck <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 17:21:33 +0100
Cc: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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2005/10/31, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>:
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2005 at 10:08:50AM +0100, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:
> > Have you thought about what the ACX state would mean for
> > kernel debuggers in general and kgdb in particular?
>

should I add support of smartmips extension in kgdb ?

> The real issue I have with the patch is that ACX is extending the state
> that would need to be saved and restored in signal handlers and I have to
> solve the question where to keep that information without breaking
> compatibility - that's pretty much the same exercise which we had just
> recently with adding DSP support.

could you explain more on this point ?

Thanks
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               Franck

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