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SubjectRe: Unbloating the kernel, was: :mem=16MB laptop testing
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On Tuesday 14 October 2003 18.27, Maciej Zenczykowski wrote:
> Of course part of the problem is that by designing the kernel for high mem
> situations we're using more memory hogging algorithms. It's a simple
> matter of features vs mem footprint.

Algorithms using lots of memory should be avoided even for newer computers.
Cache misses HURTS.

That is why -Os can be a better compilation option than -O2 !

/RogerL

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