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SubjectRe: mmap() versus read()
   Date: 	Mon, 9 Mar 1998 22:30:33 +0100 (CET)
From: MOLNAR Ingo <>

On Mon, 9 Mar 1998, Perry Harrington wrote:

> I think everyone will
> agree that the current clone() method of creating threads is costly
> at best. [...]

uhm, ~20 usecs on a 200 MHz PPro, is that 'costly at best'?

And it was just under 29,000 instructions on the Ultra last time I
measured it with a cycle counter from userspace...

David S. Miller

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