Re: page fault scalability patch V8: [4/7] universally available cmpxchg on i386

From: Andi Kleen <ak_at_suse.de>
Date: 2004-09-22 06:14:25
> Looks like indirect jump is only slightly slower (on this CPU).

K7/K8 can predict indirect jumps. But most P3 and P4s can't (except for
the new Prescotts and Centrinos). And in all cases their jump predictor works 
worse.

-Andi
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