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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
ethernet...

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