Subject: Re: pool_get()/pool_put() or malloc()/free()
To: None <>
From: Atsushi Onoe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/27/2000 23:01:25
> 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 think we should use generic malloc instead of pool_get _hack_ if the
difference between two is so insignificant.

> I'll also try on CATS, macppc and newsmips.

Atsushi Onoe