Re: [patch] x86: fix ESP corruption CPU bug

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun Mar 13 2005 - 15:04:30 EST


> >Attached patch works around the corruption
> >of the high word of the ESP register, which
> >is the official bug of x86 CPUs. The bug
> >triggers only when the one is using the
> >16bit stack segment, and is described here:
> >
> Does the bug also egsist on AMD CPU's? Does the patch add anything to
> kernels compiled for AMD CPU's?

Yes, same workaround is needed on AMDs, Cyrixes, ...


People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
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