RE: new execve/kernel_thread design

From: Luck, Tony
Date: Fri Oct 19 2012 - 13:16:42 EST

> Surprisingly enough, ia64 one seems to work on actual hardware; I have sent
> Tony an incremental patch cleaning copy_thread() up, waiting for results of
> testing that on SMP box.

Tiny bit faster than plain 3.7-rc1. lmbench3 reports fork+execve test at between
558 to 567 usec with the new code, compared with 562-572 usec with the old.

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