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Re: [PATCH 2/2 v2] MIPS: Close races in TLB modify handlers.

To: David Daney <david.daney@cavium.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2 v2] MIPS: Close races in TLB modify handlers.
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:11:17 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20110721135525.GB27341@linux-mips.org>
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On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 02:55:25PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> Looks good and nobody else has complained but backporting to <= 2.6.37 is
> gonna be ugly.  I either have to resolve huge conflicts or alternatively
> backport tons of other tlbex.c patches.  The latter is less risky and
> time consuming and will provide additional benefit so I'll do it.  Just
> be prepared for a storm on the linux-git list.

It also broke the build for the !defined(CONFIG_MIPS_PGD_C0_CONTEXT) case.

  Ralf

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