Subject: Re: PR 31468 -- distributed LKMs are not useful because of incompatible config
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Chuck Silvers <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/04/2005 08:31:49
On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 10:27:36AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Nov 1, 2005, at 10:04 AM, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> >>Maybe make them a separate inline control, like we have for VOPs? I
> >>thought inlining was faster for some cases.. ??
> >
> >I really doubt it would make any measurable difference.
> >these functions just aren't called so often that it matters.
> Besides that... for VOPs, I think we should never-inline them, and I  
> would like to have the ability to add code (that may differ from VOP  
> to VOP) to the VOP_*() function that wraps the actual file system  
> entry point.

yea, I've wanted to be able to add extra debug code there too.
same thing for pmap interfaces.