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SubjectRe: [patch] context-switching overhead in X, ioport(), 2.6.8.1
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On Sul, 2004-08-22 at 15:23, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > The actual code is:
> >
> > if (ioperm(0, 1024, 1) || iopl(3))
> > FatalError("xf86EnableIOPorts: Failed to set IOPL for
> > I/O\n")
> >
> > (os-support/linux/lnx_video.c:xf86EnableIO)
> >
> > Flip those around and rebuild.
>
> It would be better to do that in the official release.

The current release is in final code freeze so such a change would need
the release wranglers agreement, I can't just go checking it into the
tree.

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