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SubjectRe: Intel P6 vs P7 system call performance
Hi!

> >> This is the same for me. I'm extremely uninterested in the P-IV for my
> >> own use because of this.
>
> > Well, then you should fix the kernel so that syscalls are done by
> > sysenter (or how is it called).
> > Pavel
>
> ABI is immutable. I actually run apps at home.

Perhaps that one killer app can be recompiled?

> sysenter is also unusable for low-level loss-of-state reasons mentioned
> elsewhere in this thread.

Well, disabling v86 may be well wroth it :-).
Pavel
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