Subject: Re: bzero
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: David Edelsohn <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 11/13/2001 17:54:06
>>>>> Bill Studenmund writes:

Bill> Of course I'm not sure what will happen for staticly linked programs.
Bill> Is it broken or just slow to use the wrong size?

	It's broken.  The dcbz instruction operates on cache lines.
Either you zero more memory than you intended or don't zero enough.