Eric W. Biederman
ebiederman at lnxi.com
Fri Oct 25 12:58:00 CEST 2002
steven james <pyro at linuxlabs.com> writes:
> Recent ramtest and spotcheck.inc use the movnti instruction to bypass the
> cache when writing.
> gas 2.9.5 handles everything but that instruction.
One version of binutils had a bug where it would put
junk at the end of assembly language files. I think it was
2.9.5 I upgraded to avoid that problem, and to be able to easily use the
> 1. don't use movnti
> 2. make it configurable
> 3. shut up and update binutils :-)
Currently this code is set to only be used on a P4.
We are writing code in assembly. Not having tools that
work on the machine is a royal pain, so I figure updating binutils
is worth it.
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