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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch

On Sat Jul 24 2010 at 19:05:54 +0200, Jean-Yves Migeon wrote:
> > Didn't anyone else read the mail from a week or so ago containing detailed
> > measurements of the overhead?
> It measures overhead of PAE, not turning paddr_t to 64 bits on !PAE i386.

Oh, right.  Sun probably fried my brain today and got me confused.

> I don't think that paddr_t moving to 64 bits add much overhead. I would

That would be my guess too.

> > (I'm not 100% sure if I believe the results without further analysis,
> > but at least there are benchmarks)
> I am not sure that benchmarking is a matter of believing :)

Of course I believe the numbers.  That doesn't mean I believe they
represent PAE, i.e. that you actually benchmarked the essence of
PAE instead of some random side-effects (or implementation bugs).
When facts don't match expectations, suspicions arise.  (more poetry
available per request)

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