Re: [Ksummit-2013-discuss] [ATTEND] [ARM ATTEND] kernel data bloatand how to avoid it

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Jul 31 2013 - 08:32:54 EST

On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 12:38:03AM -0700, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> Hi all,
> Probably the biggest kernel data bloat issue is in the ARM land, but
> it also seems that it's becoming a Linux generic issue too, so I
> guess it could be discussed in either context.

Why is it specific to ARM? What is so unique to ARM that causes it to

And what exactly do you mean by "bloat"?

> Basically the data bloat issue is there for the arch code and drivers
> and may not show up initially until things have headed the wrong way for
> too long.

What do you mean by this? You seem to be very vague here.

greg k-h
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