Re: [PATCH 3/3] x86, AMD: Disable wrongly set X86_FEATURE_LAHF_LMCPUID bit

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon Aug 31 2009 - 14:04:27 EST

On 08/31/2009 01:14 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 01:48:49PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> The 2x32 bit interface is the legacy interface. It turned out to be a
>> bad idea, but it's hard to clean up all the users.
> By the way, do we want to switch all rd/wrmsr users to the rd/wrmsrl et
> al interfaces? I could do that gradually - there are only about 400+
> callsites :)

Probably, but I don't consider it a high-priority project. To me it's
more of a "clean it up as you go" kind of thing.


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