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    SubjectRe: Portable binary modules
    Kendall Bennett wrote:
    > In many cases binary modules could easily be built as SMP compatible
    > without any real performance hit on the system. If there is a
    > performance hit, the developer can build both SMP and UP versions of
    > the modules.

    There's a definite performance hit for running SMP code on UP. And it
    will only get worse in the era of 750 Mhz UP machines and gigabit

    Jeff Garzik | Just once, I wish we would encounter
    Building 1024 | an alien menace that wasn't immune to
    MandrakeSoft, Inc. | bullets. -- The Brigadier, "Dr. Who"

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