Rough notes from Kernel Consolidation meeting

Loïc Minier loic.minier at linaro.org
Thu Sep 23 14:04:14 BST 2010


On Thu, Sep 23, 2010, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> The runtime patching of the kernel is useful for simple and 
> straight-forward cases such as SMP ops which are performed in assembly.  
> But in this case I'm afraid this could add even more overhead in the 
> end, especially when highmem is active. But if the overhead of simply 
> enabling highmem is not significant enough to be measurable in the first 
> place then this is moot.

 Agreed; let's benchmark and decide whether it's worth thinking about
 :)

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Loïc Minier



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