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    SubjectRe: 2.2.5 optimizations for web benchmarks?
    On Tue, Apr 27, 1999 at 12:07:30AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > So are you saying that a "thread" context switch is less painful than
    > > a "process"?
    >
    > If you are sharing the virtual memory space it means you don't take a TLB
    > flush

    Stupid question:

    Does the scheduler prefer processes which share vm space with the current task?
    As I see it, threads are just special processes, so the scheduler may just
    switch to a completely different process anyway and incur the TLB flush.

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