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Re: kern/46828 6.0_BETA2 and 6.0_RC1 won't start on DL320/G5p
The following reply was made to PR kern/46828; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Izumi Tsutsui <tsutsui%ceres.dti.ne.jp@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/46828 6.0_BETA2 and 6.0_RC1 won't start on DL320/G5p
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2012 19:05:33 +0900
> > In p.131,
> > "One semaphore is for the operating system (OS) and one is for the
> > BIOS. These semaphores are readable and writable. These fields are in
> > adjacent bytes, which allows each agent (OS or BIOS) to update their
> > respective semaphore without overwriting the other ownership semaphore."
> That description makes me think that the code should be doing byte
For me "overwriting the other ownership semaphore"
just means "changing the other semaphore bit."
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