On Fri, 08 Sep 2006 18:39:08 +0100, Nigel Stephens <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I asked on GCC bugzilla a few days ago but can not got feedback yet.
> > http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=28126
> In spite of the GCC issue, is this patch now at the point where it could
> be applied, or at least queued?
GCC 4.2 does not put RDHWR in delay slot now. Also, there is a
"hackish fix" to prevent gcc move a RDHWR outside of a conditional
(from Richard Sandiford).
For kernel side, my patch can be still applied to current git tree as
But I'm still looking for better solution (silver bullet?) for
How about something like this (and do not touch tlbex.c)?
/* check if TLB contains a entry for EPC */
MFC0 K1, CP0_ENTRYHI
andi k1, ASID_MASK
MFC0 k0, CP0_EPC
andi k0, PAGE_MASK << 1
or k1, k0
MTC0 k1, CP0_ENTRYHI
mfc0 k1, CP0_INDEX
bltz k1, handle_ri /* slow path */
/* fall thru */
I'm wondering if this could work on CONFIG_MIPS_MT_SMTC case...