Re: [GIT PULL] x86 fixes

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Sat Jan 16 2010 - 19:51:16 EST

On 01/16/2010 01:16 PM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> Although I think Linus' basic point is still valid -- why isn't a valid
> SS needed for 32 bit? The selectors have real meaning there even for
> native, don't they?

No, they aren't used for native for either 32 or 64 bits.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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