Subject: Re: pool_get()/pool_put() or malloc()/free()
To: Izumi Tsutsui <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 10/27/2000 15:32:35
Just curious - would the amount of available memory for userland
change between the two?
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On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> In <200010261413.e9QEDBX03594@mirage.ceres.dti.ne.jp>
> I wrote:
> > Thank you for your descriptions. I will check the difference
> > on my sun3x.
> I tried to make a GENERIC3X kernel on both kernels which use
> malloc/free and pool_get/pool_put:
> malloc: 22796.7u 1418.7s 6:59:10.62 96.2% 0.0k 47761+18193io 553pf+0w
> pool: 22795.9u 1414.8s 6:59:03.73 96.2% 0.0k 47603+18189io 610pf+0w
> The difference is not so significant (sun3 is too slow to see it? :-),
> but I will commit this change anyway.
> I'll also try on CATS, macppc and newsmips.
> Izumi Tsutsui