I'm working with a guy at Rutgers that is doing the sparc linux ports.
We're trying to get him in here this summer to do a mips linux port. Anyway,
we have a lot of discussions going on about kernel performance hacks, etc.
To me, and possibly to other OS hackers, they are really interesting (stuff
like optimizing system entry costs - he went from 128 usecs to 3 on a sparc
classic). I know there is a subset of the people on this list that might be
interested in seeing this mail, but I don't know if the whole list wants to
see it. The volume is typically 1-10 messages / day.
What I want to know is would anyone on this list _not_ like to see
this mail? If you don't reply, I'll assume it is OK with you. If you do
reply, then I'll create a separate list for the kernel hacking.
Larry McVoy email@example.com http://reality.sgi.com/lm (415) 933-1804
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