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

From: Grzegorz Kulewski
Date: Sun Mar 13 2005 - 13:52:30 EST

On Sun, 13 Mar 2005, Stas Sergeev wrote:

Hi Alan.

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?


Grzegorz Kulewski
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