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SubjectRe: Unbloating the kernel, action list
On Tue, 2003-10-14 15:56:38 -0700, cliff white <cliffw@osdl.org>
>> Marco, if you could supply time on a small client box, and a desired .config,
>> we can add you as a Tinderbox client,
>> then you have a place to point people when the size increases.

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 02:48:42PM +0200, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> I can put on the table:
> 486SLC, 12MB RAM
> i386, 8MB RAM (hey, this box is nearly build up by discrete parts:)
> Am386, 8MB RAM
> P-Classic, 32MB RAM (even that much RAM can go short after an uptme of
> about a month...)
> Unfortunately, you need an additional kernel patch because nearly all
> distros are using mach==i486 which gives you nice sigills on an i386
> otherwise...
> MfG, JBG

Can you quantify the performance impact of cmov emulation (or whatever
it is)? I have a vague notion it could be hard given the daunting task
of switching userspace around to verify it.


-- wli
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