Re: Important NaT-bit bug fix

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2004-02-27 08:29:48
>>>>> On Thu, 26 Feb 2004 21:16:15 +0000, Matthew Wilcox <willy@debian.org> said:

  Matthew> On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 02:27:57PM -0800, David Mosberger
  Matthew> wrote:
  >> NOTE TO USERS/DISTRIBUTORS OF OLDER KERNELS: if you do NOT have
  >> the streamlined syscall-path patch applied in your kernel, then
  >> the patch needs to be modified such that in
  >> ia64_{get,put}_scratch_nat_bits() only the GET_BITS/PUT_BITS
  >> macros are changed (the rest should remain the same).  If in
  >> doubt, run the attached test program below.

  Matthew> Can you verify the following patch is what you meant by the
  Matthew> above?

Yes, that's exactly what I meant.  Of course, I'd still advise to
double-check by running the test program.

	--david
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Received on Thu Feb 26 16:34:03 2004

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