Re: Athlon adv speculative caching fix removed from 2.4.20?

From: Oliver Feiler (
Date: Mon Feb 10 2003 - 20:16:52 EST

On Monday 10 February 2003 23:36, Andi Kleen wrote:
> The "long term" fix for it went in instead (arch/i386/mm/pageattr.c)
> The kernel is careful now to not create conflicting cache attributes
> for AGP and other mappings. This makes the linux kernel x86
> conformant in this area. It also increases performance on
> Athlon XP/MP because they can now use large pages in kernel space again.

Ah yes, indeed. I must have missed that. :)

Thanks for the quick answers everyone.


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