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Re: [PATCH] mm/pg-r4k.c: Dump the generated code

To: Franck Bui-Huu <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/pg-r4k.c: Dump the generated code
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2007 17:21:56 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>, Ralf Baechle <>, Thiemo Seufer <>,
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On Mon, 8 Oct 2007, Franck Bui-Huu wrote:
> Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > For specialized systems, you can always introduce the option to generate
> > the TLB handler at compile time:
> What do you mean by "specialized system" ?


> If for some platforms we could generate the TLB handlers at compile
> time, we could do it for all platforms, specially if the handler only
> depends on the cpu type, no ?

Can't you currently compile a kernel that run on e.g. all O2s,
irrespective of the actual CPU type?



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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