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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] ftrace: to kill a daemon
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    Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:
    > On Sat, 9 Aug 2008, Andi Kleen wrote:
    >> Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> writes:

    >> > I'm stubborn, I want to get it right _and_ keep it fast.
    >>
    >> For me it would seem better to just not use two part 5 byte nops
    >> instead of adding such hacks. I doubt there are that many of them
    >> anyways. I bet you won't be able to measure any difference between the
    >> different nop types in any macro benchmark.
    >
    > I wish we had a true 5 byte nop. The alternative is a jmp 0, which is
    > measurable.

    Did you try short jumps? (0xeb 0x03 0x?? 0x?? 0x??)



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