Subject: Re: Adding /proc/swaps to linux compat code
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Arnaud Lacombe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/01/2007 19:55:32
On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 11:32:31AM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Jan 2007, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
> >I've just updated the "FILES" section. It seems that /proc/emul, (i386 
> >specific) /proc/xmmregs and /dev/fd/ are not documented. I prefer to leave 
> >the write of the paragraph to those who added the files (ie. I really have 
> >no idea of what xmmregs can contain, some SSE data at first sight).
> see fd(4) for /dev/fd, and for xmmregs a tiny bit of digging shows that 
> the file exports the x86 XMM registers (standard FP + SSE/SSE2). (the 
> unknown person who added this can always add more later, if they 
> re-surface).
About /proc/xmmregs, should we document MD entry ? i386 and powerpc have
such entry (for XMM and AltiVec registers).

 - Arnaud