Variable "current" in Linux kernel...

Andreas Schwab schwab at
Tue Apr 17 08:53:38 EST 2007

"Siva Prasad" <sprasad at> writes:

> I would like to know where exactly the value of variable "current" gets
> changed.

In _switch (see arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_{32,64}.S).  For ppc32, current
is always in r2.


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