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    SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC/RFB] x86_64, i386: interrupt dispatch changes
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    On Tue, 4 Nov 2008 17:54:09 +0100, "Ingo Molnar" <mingo@elte.hu> said:
    >
    > * Alexander van Heukelum <heukelum@fastmail.fm> wrote:
    >
    > > > My estimation is that if we do it right, your approach will behave
    > > > better on modern CPUs (which is what matters most for such
    > > > things), especially on real workloads where there's a considerable
    > > > instruction-cache pressure. But it should be measured in any case.
    > >
    > > Fully agreed. I will do some measurements in the near future, maybe
    > > next week. At least noone came up with an absolutely blocking
    > > problem with this approach ;).
    >
    > how about "it does not build with lguest enabled" as a blocking
    > problem? ;-)

    Blocking for applying the patch as is, sure... As a proof of concept
    it is still fine ;).

    > arch/x86/lguest/built-in.o: In function `lguest_init_IRQ':
    > boot.c:(.init.text+0x33f): undefined reference to `interrupt'

    It just needs to be fixed. I guess similar problems are to
    be expected with xen or um.

    Thanks,
    Alexander

    > config attached.
    >
    > Ingo
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