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SubjectRe: [PATCH] move task_struct allocation to arch
On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 12:56:52PM +0000, David Howells wrote:
> And then after some discussion:
>
> | In particular, there's been all that discussion about cache-coloring the
> | "struct task_struct", and my personal suggestion for that whole can of
> | worms is to have the "struct low_level" be in the one low cache-line, and
> | make it contain a pointer to "struct task_struct" - and just split the two
> | up completely. Then the low-level asm code would never have to even look
> | at "task_struct", it would only look at this stuff.
>
> (struct low_level became thread_info).

I see. Yes, that makes sense. My mistake was following davem's
lead and pulling everything out of struct thread_struct. In
reality, I shouldn't have moved hardly anything and $8 should
still point to current.


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