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Re: [PATCH] Avoid potential hazard on Context register

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Avoid potential hazard on Context register
From: Chris Dearman <>
Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2009 13:05:52 -0700
Cc: linux-mips <>
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Ralf Baechle wrote:

I'm curious, did you actually manage to trigger this one?  The time between
the instructions should be fairly long but then again the 34K has been
good for a few surprises!

Yes... It actually showed up in 74k silicon at particular clock frequencies. The dual issue pipeline does make it susceptible to these "theoretical" problems ;)


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