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SubjectRe: LMbench2.0 results
>> > An idea that's looking more and more attractive as time goes by is to
>> > have a global config option that specifies that we want to choose the
>> > simple way of doing things wherever possible, over the enterprise way.
>> > We want this especially for embedded. On low end processors, it's even
>> > possible that the small way will be faster in some cases than the
>> > enterprise way, due to cache effects.
>>
>> Can't we just use the existing config options instead? CONFIG_SMP is
>> a good start ;-) How many embedded systems with SMP do you have?
>
> You need to look at it from the other direction: how do the needs of a
> uniprocessor Clawhammer box differ from a Linksys adsl router?

I wouldn't call uniprocessor Clawhammer the "enterprise way" type
machine. But other than that, I see your point. You're in a far
better position to answer your own question than I am, so I'll leave
that as rhetorical ;-)

M.

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