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Re: Almost got to a patchable stage...

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Subject: Re: Almost got to a patchable stage...
From: Miguel de Icaza <>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 16:50:09 -0500
Cc: linux-mips
In-reply-to: <> (message from Warner Losh on Fri, 11 Apr 1997 10:30:49 -0600)
> Yuck.  On a TLB miss?  You must be joking :-).  Actually, since the
> TLB miss stuff is at a hard wired address, a simple bcopy of PIC code
> would do the right thing on boot.  NetBSD was moving in this direction
> when I last checked out their source base 6-9 months ago.

You are right.  I was confused on the Linux/SPARC port a bunch of
routines are patches at mmu setup time.  They don't use pointers.


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