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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch
On 22 February 2012 18:31, Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 06:05:21PM +0530, Cherry G. Mathew wrote:
>> I meant we could make it work, (it would already for amd64/xen since
>> cpu_init_msrs() is called from cpu_hatch()) since xen has its own cpu.c
> i don't know if we can do the same for i386.
It wasn't fun, but I managed to do it.
btw, do you see a gdt page leaked between machdep.c:initgdt() and
> Also xpq_cpu() is time-critical; I guess a function pointer call is faster
> than a test.
Well, as a bonus of the early %gs/%fs setup now, I'm thinking of
pruning the xpq_queue_update_xxx() in favour of pmap_set_xxx(). Also,
I'll revisiting the atomicity guarantees (eg: pmap_pte_cas() of these
functions, once we only start using them.
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