rminnich at lanl.gov
Thu Mar 11 10:56:01 CET 2004
On 11 Mar 2004, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Basically byte code seems much more optional than a magic function you
> can call. But in the practical it should be possible to fix the
> firmware, and reflash if we did provide callbacks. I just like to err
> as far as possible on the side of caution.
and byte code you can call is probably bad for keeping the processor
cache, TLBs, etc. nice and current.
> My preference is to provide no code that is run after the OS loads, and
> just to specify some static table entries. The rest is essentially a
> fallback position.
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