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    SubjectRe: Unbloating the kernel, was: :mem=16MB laptop testing
    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 !


    Roger Larsson
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