Peter Wemm wrote:
> John Baldwin wrote:
> > 
> > On 11-Jul-2002 Matthew Dillon wrote:
> > >     Here is my proposed fix for the page-zeroing problem w/ SMP.  It
> > >     is untested (I'm about to test it)... I'm looking for comments on
> > >     the concept.  If the comments are positive and my testing succeeds I
> > >     will commit it tonight.
> > > 
> > >     Basically the idea is simple.  Provide a function that mi_switch() ca
    n
> > >     call when switching in a thread.  The page zeroing code sets this
> > >     function to cpu_invlpg(CADDR3) on switch-in, thus dealing with any
> > >     potential switch between cpu's with virtually no overhead (no overhea
    d
> > >     that we care about anyway).
> > > 
> > >     I daresay that this mechanism could be used for a number of other
> > >     purposes as well.
> > > 
> > >     What do you think?
> > 
> > Sounds fine to me.  I'm not sure it will be all that useful for other
> > things in the future but it conveniently solves the problem at hand
> > at least.
> 
> ARRGH!! NOOOO!!!

To clarify, please hold fire for a day or so please.  Let me finish
validating what I'm working on now (I've been testing for three days).

Cheers,
-Peter
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