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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 32bit wraps and USER_HZ [64 bit counters], kernel 2.5.37
On Tuesday 24 September 2002 00:13, Robert Love wrote:
>> Having arrays statically created at NR_CPUS inside the task_struct is
>> just gross. Especially with NR_CPUS=32. That is 128 bytes each! Now
>> with your changes, it is 256 bytes each!

On Tue, Sep 24, 2002 at 09:04:25AM +0200, Rolf Fokkens wrote:
> I can understand that. However from a user point of view statistics are very
> usefull information, but not specifically the per-processor statistics.
> I assume you mean to leave out the per-process statistics? Or do you mean to
> kmalloc the per-processor statistics when needed - that is: only when
> processes are running or maybe when the user has chosen to turn then on (some
> sysctl maybe)?

I'm in favor of removing them entirely.


Cheers,
Bill
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