[lkml]   [2002]   [Dec]   [7]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] net drivers and cache alignment
    "David S. Miller" wrote:
    > 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.

    Then I am most confused. None of these fields will be put under
    busmastering or anything like that, so what advantage is there in
    spreading them out?
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:31    [W:0.039 / U:1.276 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site