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Re: CVS linux

To: Kanoj Sarcar <>
Subject: Re: CVS linux
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2000 02:02:37 +0200
In-reply-to: <>; from on Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 04:51:19PM -0700
References: <> <>
On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 04:51:19PM -0700, Kanoj Sarcar wrote:

> The act of flushing the L2 cache, should include flushing the L1
> cache, whether done by software or processor provided primitives, 
> to guarantee the inclusion principle.

The inclusion principle is not true for all processor types.

> Notwithstanding, feel free to add in a call to flush_cache_l1()
> (and I don't know whether you want to flush the i and d caches
> both, or just one), making sure there are no compile breakages.
> (the breakage that I fixed was due to the fact that there is no
> __flush_cache_all for mips64).

Sorry, that line leaked in from my private tree.


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