Re: [PATCH 3/3] x86, extable: Handle early exceptions

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Thu Apr 19 2012 - 13:03:22 EST

On 04/19/2012 02:26 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> Also, move the sorting of the main exception table earlier in the boot
> process now that we handle exceptions in the early IDT handler too.

I would much rather use David Daney's patchset to sort the exception
table at compile time:

... and I would be *even happier* with an O(1) hash (which pretty much
*have* to be constructed at compile time.)


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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