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Re: LL and SC instruction simulation

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
Subject: Re: LL and SC instruction simulation
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 15:21:48 +0000
Cc: Sathesh Babu Edara <satheshbabu.edara@analog.com>, linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 04:17:50PM +0100, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:

> > Only ll/sc instructions in application software can be emulated, so it
> > would seem your application is behaving different on 2.4 and 2.6 kernels.
> 
> Is there an interface where 2.6 might be telling library code to use system 
> calls
> instead LL/SC, where the 2.4 kernel didn't?

No.

  Ralf

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