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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/mips/mips
On Tue Nov 09 2010 at 13:10:02 +1100, Simon Burge wrote:
> David Holland wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 06:09:39PM +0000, Antti Kantee wrote:
> > > Modified Files:
> > > src/sys/arch/mips/mips: locore_mips1.S
> > >
> > > Log Message:
> > > In TLBRead, restore PID before doing the saves so that the caller's
> > > TLB entries are used instead of the PID given as the argument.
> > >
> > > from Alessandro Forin
> > [ ... ]
> > Do you have any further explanations or reports of symptoms? I don't
> > see anything on any of the mips lists.
> I'm curious about this too. That code hasn't changed for at least
> 14 years...
Given that it's only called from ddb, i'm not too surprised nobody has
noticed. Now, unless someone argues that the stores should definitely
happen with the arbitrary PID set up by tlbr, let's flag the change as
"obvious", get on with something useful, and leave noppy philosophy to
some other book club.
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