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SubjectRe: x86 memsize > 1Gb patches.
Hello,

> > Are such interface changes worth the performance penalty they incur?
>
> IMHO, yes.
> Stability and safety can go first when inserting binary drivers.
> We could, however, have two versions:
> - one fast inlined one for the kernel code
> - one slower non-inlined version for external drivers

Stability and safety is fulfiled even in the solution I proposed -- modules
compiled for different kernel settings could not be inserted.

Have a nice fortnight
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Martin `MJ' Mares <mj@ucw.cz> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mj/
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
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