Re: [RFC] atomic pte updates and pae changes, take 2

From: Ingo Molnar (
Date: Sun Oct 15 2000 - 07:07:41 EST

On Fri, 13 Oct 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Ingo, I'd like you to comment on all the PAE issues just in case, but
> I personally don't have any real issues any more. [...]

there is one small thing apart of the issue Stephen noticed, barrier()
between the two 32-bit writes should IMO be smp_wmb() instead. It should
not make any difference on current x86 CPUs, but if any future x86 SMP
implementation relaxes memory ordering, it will be easier to sort things


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sun Oct 15 2000 - 21:00:28 EST