Re: [BUG] SLOB breaks Crypto

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Wed May 19 2010 - 01:53:53 EST

Hi David,

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 1:40 AM, David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I don't even know of a 32-bit chip outside of x86 that doesn't
> potentially emit alignment requiring 64-bit memory operations for
> 64-bit objects.  So what SLOB is doing with a different default is
> even more strange.  And I bet you that even without the requirement,
> x86 runs faster with 64-bit alignment of 64-bit objects.

Faster, sure, but SLOB is not about being fast, it's about being space

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