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SubjectRe: PATCH 2.3.26: kmalloc GFP_ZERO
On Tue, 9 Nov 1999, David S. Miller wrote:

>No, as Victor has stated you don't call standard memset, you inline
>code it in the architecture specific idle loop and there you can
>check need_resched in between every store instruction if you feel
>it necessary.

So you'll waste some more instruction cache with the start, stop, restart
from last, stop, restart from last algorithm.

Andrea


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