Coda File System

Re: news from alphaland

From: Troy Benjegerdes <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 1999 23:16:36 -0600 (CST)
On 22 Jan 1999, Mikolaj J. Habryn wrote:

> >>>>> "TB" == Troy Benjegerdes <> writes:
>     TB> Also check the mailing list archives.. I though someone else
>     TB> had worked on alpha stuff previously.
>   *raises hand* I took a stab at it a while back. I spliced in the
> arla code, and ran around furiously fixing 64bit problems, only to
> discover that there were copyright issues with the arla stuff. Let me
> build up some enthusiasm and I'll take another stab at things.

Well, use the arla stuff as a 'guide' and copy the code from the linux
kernel context switch code ;) (which should be *somewhat* similiar)

All you're doing is saving all the user processor registers and restoring
them.. (along with saving or switching to a new thread stack)

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Received on 1999-01-22 00:13:43