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Date:   Wed, 13 Feb 2019 11:31:27 -0800
From:   "Paul E. McKenney" <>
To:     "Luck, Tony" <>
Cc:     Peter Zijlstra <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        Will Deacon <>,
        linux-arch <>,
        Linux List Kernel Mailing <>,
        Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,
        Andrea Parri <>,
        Daniel Lustig <>,
        David Howells <>,
        Alan Stern <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] docs/memory-barriers.txt: Rewrite "KERNEL I/O

On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 06:43:41PM +0000, Luck, Tony wrote:
> > I think the last time this came up, it was said that those people still
> > running Linux on Itanium were running old distro kernels, not upstream.
> >
> > So yeah, we could probably do whatever and nobody would ever notice,
> > except maybe Al, who is rumoured to still have an ia64 :-)
> I haven't heard of anyone taking upstream kernels and actually using them
> for production work in a long time. It's mostly just a few folks keeping ia64
> alive "just because" these days.  I doubt any of them have an SGI Altix
> to test on (so realistically Altix was probably broken upstream many releases
> ago).

That would require a well-healed computer collector, wouldn't it?  Just to
run the thing.  ;-)

								Thanx, Paul

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