Re: [GIT PULL] x86, microcode fixes for 3.2

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon Mar 26 2012 - 10:53:29 EST

On 03/26/2012 01:48 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 12:27:23PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> I keep wondering if we couldn't have the early-static trap handlers be
>> aware of exception tables, too; they wouldn't have to worry about
>> modules and so it would be reasonably easy.
> Well, we talked about this recently and then we decided we needed the
> extable-sorting-at-build-time patches before we make those static trap
> handlers aware of extables. What happened to those patches, btw? See
> thread at

Hm... I hope that didn't stall out because of me... the amount of
overload I have been under lately is a bit scary.

I was going to dredge out the perfect hash stuff that I had, but the
sorting stuff could be done without that.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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