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From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
To: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com>
Cc: for.poige+linux@gmail.com,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: > best asked at one of the nvidia forums, not on lkml...
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 23:22:15 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080204232215.5063c4d9@laptopd505.fenrus.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1202194390.28740.8.camel@bodhitayantram.eng.vmware.com>

On Mon, 04 Feb 2008 22:53:10 -0800
Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> wrote:

> 
> On Tue, 2008-02-05 at 13:44 +0700, Igor M Podlesny wrote:
> > On 2008-02-05 13:34, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > [...]
> > >> 	1) To have compiled it I had to replace
> > >> global_flush_tlb() call with __flush_tlb_all() and still
> > >> guessing was it(?) a correct replacment at all :-)
> > > 
> > > it is not; 
> > 
> > 	I see, thanks. What would be the correct one? ;-)
> 
> global_flush_tlb() would be the correct one.

... except that that function got absorbed into the functions that would otherwise require this guy to be called
(which is a needed step to do more selective clflushes for the specific range rather than wholesale wbinvd's
that flush all 12Mb or your cache while you only need to flush 4Kb... but only the other function knew the exact
range of stuff to flush)

> 


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      parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-05  7:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <43d009740802022335y21c3f93ep4e444bef71338045@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found] ` <20080202235103.20dd9768.akpm@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-04 13:16   ` Both 2.6.24-mm1 and 2.6.24-git11 do NOT "see" any of mine LVM-2 disks Igor M Podlesny
2008-02-04 13:27     ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-05  5:32       ` > You may find that you need to update your lvm userspace tools Igor M Podlesny
2008-02-05  5:53         ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-05 12:11           ` Alasdair G Kergon
2008-02-05  6:28         ` NVIDIA's Linux x86 Display Driver fresh driver isn't compatible anymore Igor M Podlesny
2008-02-05  6:34           ` Arjan van de Ven
2008-02-05  6:44             ` > best asked at one of the nvidia forums, not on lkml Igor M Podlesny
2008-02-05  6:53               ` Zachary Amsden
2008-02-05  6:56                 ` > global_flush_tlb() would be the correct one Igor M Podlesny
2008-02-05  7:22                 ` Arjan van de Ven [this message]

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