Re: [PATCH 4/6] x86_64: fix L1_CACHE_SHIFT_MAX for Intel EM64T [for 2.6.14?]
From: Andi Kleen
Date: Tue Oct 25 2005 - 18:32:36 EST
On Wednesday 26 October 2005 00:44, Blaisorblade wrote:
> For what I see, that's based on the tradeoff between space and contention -
> for instance there are few zones only, so there's no big waste.
If space is precious it shouldn't be padded at all.
> In practice, interpreting !X86_GENERIC as "I will run this kernel on _this_
> processor" could also be done.
That is what it always meant yes.
> However, in case you didn't note, max_align is never enough on EM64T
> currently, right?
I will prepare patches for .15 to remove it completely, that should fix that
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