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Date:	Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:14:35 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Linus Torvalds <>
CC:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,, Raphael Prevost <>,
	Suresh Siddha <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/5] i387: stable kernel backport

On 02/22/2012 03:31 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 3:15 PM, Linus Torvalds
> <> wrote:
>> Ok, I probably missed something when I skipped the patches that
>> weren't appropriate for backporting (like the whole FPU state preload
>> removal and rewriting).
> Ahh. Yes, I see what happened.
> The FPU preloading patches cleaned up __switch_to() to use the
> appropriate helpers to set TS_USEDFPU, but since I skipped them
> (because I felt they weren't appropriate for -stable), those cleanups
> got missed. So then the __math_state_restore()
> Only the last patch needs fixing, methinks. Updated version attached.
>                     Linus

Immediate failure, still.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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