Re: Fw: potential /dev/urandom scalability improvement

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Fri Mar 26 2004 - 15:52:57 EST

> a) execute a prefetch at addresses which are not PREFETCH_STRIDE-aligned
> and, as a consequence,
> b) prefetch data from the next page, outside the range of the user's
> (addr,len).

well if you assume that cachelines (and prefetch stride) are proper
divisors of PAGE_SIZE is that still true ?

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