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Re: first packages for mipsel

On Fri, 6 Apr 2001, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> For SMP versions we could currently just put an "#error" in it. There has
> to be machine dependent support as the older SGI Challenge have. So dont
> worry on that case.

 Yep, DS5800 provides hw for atomic ops as well -- a write to a specific
location makes the next memory read and write cycle atomic.

 The kernel may choose whatever way is needed for particular hw (if we
ever support it).

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
+        e-mail: macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl, PGP key available        +

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