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SubjectRe: Context switch times
   From: Richard Gooch <>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 22:55:23 -0600

So what exactly is the difference between our "delayed FPU restore
upon trap" (which I think of as lazy FPU saving), and the "lazy FP"
saving in the comments?

Save always on swithching OUT from a task vs. save only when some
different task asks for the FPU.

Franks a lot,
David S. Miller
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