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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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