Re: [discuss] Re: [Bug 350] New: i386 context switch very slow compared to 2.4 due to wrmsr (performance)

From: Peter Finderup Lund (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 04:38:17 EST

On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Thomas J. Merritt wrote:

> The only way to get from long-mode back to legacy-mode is to reset the
> processor. It can be done in software but you will likely lose interrupts.

Smartdrv.sys and triple-faults come back, all is forgiven! ;)


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