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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0 of 9] x86/smp function calls: convert x86 tlb flushes to use function calls [POST 2]
> Don't pay attention to that number.  It's only the extra latency of a HT
> context->HT context function call + tlb flush. Which means 1) the tlb
> is shared anyway, so the extra flush is redundant, 2) they're not really
> concurrent, 3) it's going down the single-cpu call, rather than the
> multi-cpu one, 4) it's only measuring the latency for a particular tlb
> flush, and doesn't take into account any throughput improvements the
> extra queueing may add.

A lot of flushes are synchronous. See the rest of my email that
you snipped.


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