Re: [patch] SMP alternatives

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 13:03:24 EST

Linus Torvalds wrote:
What I suggested to Intel at the Developer Days is to have a MSR (or, better yet, a bit in the page table pointer %cr0) that disables "lock" in _user_ space. Ie a lock would be a no-op when in CPL3, and only with certain processes.

You mean %cr3, right?

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