small fix for mips

Ralf Baechle ralf at
Fri Jul 5 12:08:37 CEST 2013

On Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 12:29:33AM +0200, Marc Lehmann wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 04, 2013 at 12:58:47PM +0200, Ralf Baechle <ralf at> wrote:
> > The Linux solution to deal with the unavailability of SYNC, LL and SC
> > instruction on R3000-class CPUs is to emulate them in the kernel.
> So if I get this right, forcing the sync instruction to be used means either
> use something newer than mips1, or use GNU/Linux.
> That doesn't sound quite ideal, but is good enough for the time being,
> especially now that I have this much background information - thanks for
> providing that!

Which other MIPS operating systems and hardware platforms do you care about?


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