On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 04:27:48AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> The idea is that the one thing one tends to optimize for new cpus
> is the memcpy/memset implementation. What better way to shield
> libc from having to be updated for new cpus but to put it into
> the kernel in this magic page?
Hehe, you have read this MXT patch on linux-mm, too? ;-)
There we have 10x faster memmove/memcpy/bzero for 1K blocks
granularity (== alignment is 1K and size is multiple of 1K), that
is done by the memory controller.
This can only be done in the kernel, because it is critical we
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