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    SubjectRe: [patch 2/7] Immediate Values - Kconfig menu in EMBEDDED
    On Mon, 17 Sep 2007 14:42:26 -0400 Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:

    > init/Kconfig | 21 +++++++++++++++++++++
    > 1 file changed, 21 insertions(+)
    >
    > Index: linux-2.6-lttng/init/Kconfig
    > ===================================================================
    > --- linux-2.6-lttng.orig/init/Kconfig 2007-09-04 11:53:59.000000000 -0400
    > +++ linux-2.6-lttng/init/Kconfig 2007-09-04 12:12:03.000000000 -0400
    > @@ -407,6 +407,17 @@ config CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE
    > config SYSCTL
    > bool
    >
    > +config IMMEDIATE
    > + default y if !DISABLE_IMMEDIATE
    > + depends on X86_32 || PPC || PPC64
    > + bool
    > + help
    > + Immediate values are used as read mostly variables that are rarely

    read-mostly

    > + updated. They use code patching to modify the values inscribed in the
    > + instruction stream. It provides a way to save precious cache lines

    They .... (then) It ...
    so choose one of the other. I think I prefer "They".

    > + that would otherwise have to be used by these variables. Can be
    > + disabled through the EMBEDDED menu.
    > +
    > menuconfig EMBEDDED
    > bool "Configure standard kernel features (for small systems)"
    > help

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