Subject: Re: pointer atomicity
To: Chapman Flack <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/11/2006 21:27:01
On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 04:18:27PM -0500, Chapman Flack wrote:
> Is there any port where the simple read or simple write
> of a single pointer is nonatomic?

i386 when the data is misaligned and crosses a page boundary and the
second read faults.


David Laight: