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SubjectRe: Slowdown with randomize_va_space in 2.6.12.2
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From: Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: Slowdown with randomize_va_space in 2.6.12.2
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 16:53:15 -0400

> On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 12:57:19PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> > It might be attributable to more cpu cache misses in userspace since
> > the virtual addresses of everything are changing each and every
> > invocation.
>
> On Transmeta CPUs that probably triggers a retranslation of
> x86->native bytecode, if it thinks it hasn't seen code at that
> address before.

That sounds like a more likely cause than my theory.
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