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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] net drivers and cache alignment
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       From: Andrew Morton <akpm@digeo.com>
    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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