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Date:	Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:47:05 +0200
From:	Richard Weinberger <>
To:	Tony Luck <>
CC:	"Yu, Fenghua" <>,
	Russell King - ARM Linux <>,
	"" <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] ia64: Remove Linux/x86 domain support

Am 17.07.2014 01:20, schrieb Tony Luck:
> On Sun, Jul 13, 2014 at 7:58 AM, Richard Weinberger <> wrote:
> Did you read the comment?

Sure, please see my comment below.

>> -/*
>> - * Even when CONFIG_IA32_SUPPORT is not enabled it is
>> - * useful to have the Linux/x86 domain registered to
>> - * avoid an attempted module load when emulators call
>> - * personality(PER_LINUX32). This saves several milliseconds
>> - * on each such call.
>> - */
> I don't know if there are still people using ia32el to run x86 binaries
> on ia64 ... but if there are, they may be sad at the extra delays.

As written in 0/, the plan is to get rid of exec domains at all.
Therefore personality(PER_LINUX32) would no longer try to request a module.

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