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Re: [PATCH] mm/pg-r4k.c: Dump the generated code

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/pg-r4k.c: Dump the generated code
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 15:11:26 +0100
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
>  Dump the generated code for clear/copy page calls like it is done for TLB 
> fault handlers.  Useful for debugging.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Maciej W. Rozycki <macro@linux-mips.org>
> ---
> Thiemo,
> 
>  It was your change to add ".set noreorder", etc. to the TLB fault 
> handlers -- what is it needed for?  I have thought gas does not try to 
> outsmart the user at the moment and does not reorder ".word" directives.

It is not strictly needed, but it is a hint to the user that he looks
at raw instructions.


Thiemo

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