RE: [patch] delete sync.i in ia64_switch_to()

From: Chen, Kenneth W <kenneth.w.chen_at_intel.com>
Date: 2005-09-08 05:12:45
Jim Hull wrote on Wednesday, September 07, 2005 10:33 AM
> That sync.i is not old code - it is required.
> 
> It is not there to handle kernel fc instructions - as you say, they have
> their own sync instructions.  The sync.i in the context switch path is there
> to guarantee that user-mode fc's become visible.

Thank you for the explanation.  Now I see the lights :-)

- Ken

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