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SubjectRe: [Patch] Output of L1,L2 and L3 cache sizes to /proc/cpuinfo
On Wed, 23 May 2001, Tomas Telensky wrote:

> > Any particular reason this needs to be done in the kernel, as opposed
> It is already done in kernel, because it's displaying :)
> So, once evaluated, why not to give it to /proc/cpuinfo. I think it makes
> sense and gives it things in order.

Displaying at boottime only means the function can be marked as initcode,
and freed after usage. Putting it in proc/cpuinfo means we use up
kernel space that can't be freed.



| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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