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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/41] percpu: Consistent per cpu operations V1

* Christoph Lameter <> wrote:

> The kernel has never been audited to ensure that this_cpu operations
> are consistently used throughout the kernel. The code generated in
> many places can be improved through the use of this_cpu operations
> (which uses a segment register for relocation of per cpu offsets
> instead of performing address calculations).

Your series lacks the this_cpu ops preempt debugging patches that you
worked on before, what happened to them?

Those debug facilities caught kernel real bugs and they are thus
essential before any percpu extension can be done.



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