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

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Mon Mar 26 2012 - 11:25:56 EST

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 07:52:45AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> 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.

Ok, let me scratch up something in the coming days.


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