Re: adjust prefetch in free_one_pgd()

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 11:04:14 EST

On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 08:59:35AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> > > Personally, I would just say that we should disable prefetch on such
> > > clearly broken hardware, but since it's Alans favourite machine (some
> > > early AMD Athlon if I remember correctly), I think Alan will disagree ;)
> > I think I now understand why you silently dropped the 'disable broken hw
> > prefetch on early stepping P4' patch I sent you. 8-)
> No, I don't think either I (nor Alan) has any early stepping P4's.
> Me dropping patches is just normal ;)

Hmm, it was in the patch including Patricks cpu/ reorganisation,
so it seems you applied it, and then hacked it out 8-)

*shines spotlight on Linus*

Oh well, I'll retransmit sometime. I've been really lax about pushing
stuff to you of late anyway, so a big push when I come back from
my vacation would be a good thing.


| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs
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