Re: Cyrix 6x86MX and Centaur C6 CPUs in 2.1.102

Phil's Kernel Account (
Mon, 18 May 1998 17:38:47 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 18 May 1998, Rik van Riel wrote:

#A good candidate would be the first lines of the
#task_struct and tss structs of the top 4 CPU using
#Or maybe some very-often-used kernel structure.

Perhaps. Keep in mind however, these must be STATIC things. When the L1
cache is locked, that means NO CHANGES AT ALL. So dynamics would cause
nothing but trouble, and slowdown. (unlock, change, lock. repeat) It's not
as easy to decide as you think. ;P

-Phil R. Jaenke ( /
TheGuyInCharge(tm), Ketyra Designs - We get paid to break stuff :)
Linux pkrea.ketyra.INT 2.0.33 #15 Sat Apr 18 00:40:21 EDT 1998 i586
Linux 2.0.33 #15 Fri Apr 17 00:22:13 EDT 1998 i586
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