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    SubjectRe: + stupid-hack-to-make-mainline-build.patch added to -mm tree
    On 8/3/07 08:01, "Ingo Molnar" <> wrote:

    > you are obsessed with avoiding a hypercall, but why? Granted it's slow
    > especially on things like SVN/VMX, but it's not fundamentally slow. We
    > definitely do not want to design our whole APIs and abstractions around
    > the temporary notion that 'hypercalls are slow'. I'd expect hypercalls
    > to be put into silicon just as much as SYSENTER was put into silicon.

    If syscalls are already so fast, why does Linux have vgettimeofday()?

    -- Keir

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