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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] net drivers and cache alignment
   From: Andrew Morton <>
Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2002 15:29:16 -0800

Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Attached is cut #2. Thanks for all the near-instant feedback so far :)
> Andrew, does the attached still need padding on SMP?

It needs padding _only_ on SMP. ____cacheline_aligned_in_smp.

non-smp machines lack L2 caches? That's new to me :-)

More seriously, there are real benefits on non-SMP systems.
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