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SubjectRe: disabling group leader perf_event

* Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:

> On Sun 2010-09-12 22:32:58, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > * Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
> > > On Sun 2010-09-12 20:48:43, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
> > > > > > 1- Most (least abstract) specific code: a block of bytecode in the form
> > > > > > of a simplified, executable, kernel-checked x86 machine code block -
> > > > > > this is also the fastest form. [yes, this is actually possible.]
> > > > > >Well... if we want to be a bit x86-entric.... can we just reuse ACPI
> > > > > >interpretter?
> > > > >
> > > > > I hope this was a joke, ACPI won the academy awards for ugliness,
> > > > > ..., bad specification, non-generality, and
> > >
> > > As did i386 instruction set :-).
> >
> > Are you kidding? The i386 instruction set may be ugly, but it's
> > implemented in hardware, which has obvious upsides.
>
> I was partly joking. But you have to admit that i386 set is ugly and
> badly specified.

Fortunately since i already said that it's ugly, in the sentence you
quote above, i dont have to 'admit' it yet again, right? ;-)

Thanks,

Ingo


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