Re: [RFC] atomic pte updates for x86 smp

From: Benjamin C.R. LaHaise (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 23:37:29 EST

On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, David S. Miller wrote:

> It's safe because of how x86s hardware works
> What about other platforms?

If atomic ops don't work, then software dirty bits are still an option
(read as: it shouldn't break RISC CPUs).


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