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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/9] rework of extended state handling, LWP support
    On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 01:31:09PM -0800, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > Hans Rosenfeld <> writes:
    > >
    > > The lazy allocation of the xstate area has been removed. The support for
    > > extended states that cannot be saved/restored lazily, like AMD's LWP,
    > > need this. Since optimized library functions using SSE etc. are widely
    > > used today, most processes would have an xstate area anyway, making the
    > > memory overhead negligible.
    > Do you have any data on that? It sounds dubious for specialized
    > workloads.

    What kind of specialized workload do you mean?


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