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Date:	Sun, 08 Nov 2009 08:34:43 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Stefani Seibold <>
CC:	Ingo Molnar <>,
	linux-kernel <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Americo Wang <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Andi Kleen <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] RFC x86_64 more accurate KSTK_ESP implementation

On 11/08/2009 06:00 AM, Stefani Seibold wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 08.11.2009, 13:55 +0100 schrieb Ingo Molnar:
>> * Stefani Seibold <> wrote:
>>>> I'd suggest a competely different method: why dont you use an IPI to 
>>>> sample the SP whenever someone wants to read it from /proc and we 
>>>> see that the task is running on a CPU right now?
>>> Sounds like a challenge, i like the idea. I will have a look on it...
>> It's not a fastpath, so smp_function_call() ought to do the trick.
> There is no function smp_function_call()...



H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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