Rough notes from Kernel Consolidation meeting
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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