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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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