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SubjectRe: [patch] epoll use a single inode ...

> Yeah, I'm not at all surprised. Any implementation of "prefetch" that
> doesn't just turn into a no-op if the TLB entry doesn't exist (which makes
> them weaker for *actual* prefetching) will generally have a hard time with
> a NULL pointer. Exactly because it will try to do a totally unnecessary
> TLB fill - and since most CPU's will not cache negative TLB entries, that
> unnecessary TLB fill will be done over and over and over again..

Yeah this is exactly what we were seeing :)

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