Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc (turning off idle page zeroing)
To: Erik E. Fair <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Paul Kranenburg <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/2000 14:03:34
> >> date: 2000/09/10 11:32:04; author: pk; state: Exp; lines: +17 -2
> >> Turn off page zeroing in the idle loop; an unidentified bug causes (very
> >> sporadic) user process corruption.
> >(actually applies to Microsparc 1 machines only).
> Can't this be shut off at boot after the CPU type is detected (or
> turned on for all CPUs except the microSPARC I)?
That is in fact being done.