From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes_at_engr.sgi.com>
Date: 2004-09-06 01:33:46
Looks like the patch that fixed Ian's problem introduced an ugly warning.  
Maybe we could just switch to requiring CONFIG_DISCONTIGMEM and 
CONFIG_VIRTUAL_MEMMAP for ia64 in general?  That would let us kill a lot of 
code and only have one code path, etc.  Benchmarks have shown that the 
overhead of CONFIG_DISCONTIGMEM is very difficult to measure (if you look at 
the code, the only added overhead in any fast path is an additional pointer 
dereference in alloc_pages).  CONFIG_VIRTUAL_MEMMAP is a little more 
expensive iirc, but still difficult to measure.


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Received on Sun Sep 5 11:34:28 2004

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