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SubjectRe: [patch] Additions to .data.read_mostly section
On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 14:46 -0700, Ravikiran G Thirumalai wrote:
> Following patch moves a few static 'read mostly' variables to the
> .data.read_mostly section. Typically these are vector - irq tables,
> boot_cpu_data, node_maps etc., which are initialized once and read from
> often and rarely written to. Please include.

it almost sounds like a "read_only_once_booted" is useful, esp for those
who modify their kernel to make such sections truely read only ;)

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