Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc (turning off idle page zeroing)
To: Matthew Jacob <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/18/2000 12:22:57
On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 07:44:02PM -0700, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> > Can't this be shut off at boot after the CPU type is detected (or
> > turned on for all CPUs except the microSPARC I)?
That is what happens.
> You most certainly should be doign page zeroing in the idle loop, too.
> And I agree with you on this one. Has anyone picked up the Linux/PPC hack for
> doing pagezero's bypassing the cache?
The i386 port bypasses the cache...
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>