Chris Wedgwood writes:
> On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 07:03:01PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> The x86 doesn't have dumb caches, therefore it really doesn't
> need to flush anything. Maybe a mb(), but that is it.
> What if the memory is erased underneath the CPU being aware of this?
> In such a way ig generates to bus traffic...
This doesn't happen on x86. The processor snoops all transactions
done by other agents to/from main memory. The processor caches are
always up to date.
David S. Miller
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