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 -- Peter Wemm - [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] "All of this is for nothing if we don't go to the stars" - JMS/B5 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message