In message <19981020193116.C478@uni-koblenz.de> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
: running on the target machine. On the other side as soon as we run on
: the machine we know these details. They're constants, so why not making
: optimal use of them?
I'm confused then...
: You're right in that things should become more generic and I have ideas
: to make them more generic. For the moment being I don't want to continue
: on that since 2.2 is coming soon and more important things are still to do.
: That's should however be an interesting 2.3 project.
Yes. Basically something has load the kernel, and that something
could do the fixups. Basically it would be a relocation record with a
"tag" on it that said what systems to do it on.
However, I do see your point that when you want to have the varients
based on cache size, memory controller, cache line size, etc it gets
It would be a cool project, however...