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RE: [PATCH]: binutils-2.8.1 for mips

Subject: RE: [PATCH]: binutils-2.8.1 for mips
From: Harald Koerfgen <>
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 1998 20:20:13 +0200 (MEST)
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Hi all,

On 07-Oct-98 Gleb O. Raiko wrote:
> Hi folks,
> The patch teaches 'as' to insert nops between mtc0/tlb{p,r,wi,wr}. This
> is the requrement for R3000 and without it we need add nops manually
> after *each* mtc0 in the kernel macros in pgtable.h in order to ensure
> we never touch tlb before CPU updates its internal registers.

Absolutely great, already recompiled my binutils :-).

Well, I'm not a binutils hacker but in my opinion as a kernel hacker wannabe
this is a serious bug in as, to whom should this patch be sent to make it
> Harald, with this patch applied we may throw away all nops I inserted in
> 2.1.116. I'll send a patch to you soon.


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