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Re: [PATCH] fast path for rdhwr emulation for TLS

To: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fast path for rdhwr emulation for TLS
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2006 18:04:08 +0100 (BST)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, ralf@linux-mips.org
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On Sat, 8 Jul 2006, Atsushi Nemoto wrote:

> Can we use Index_Load_Data_I to load the instruction code from icache?

 No need to go through such a hassle when we have a proper architectural 
way of handling it.  Remember MIPS TLB-based MMUs (the two variations I 
know well, anyway) were designed to support a paged kernel.

  Maciej

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