On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 04:15:02PM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> The rmap functions perform kmap_atomic() internally while traversing
> pte_chains and so will take various additional TLB misses and incur
> various bits of computational expense with i386's kmap_atomic() semantics.
> The observations I made were in combination with both highpmd and an as
> of yet unmerged full 3-level pagetable cacheing patch.
Actually they were made with something approaching 0.5MB of diff vs.
the core VM and i386 arch code, so it isn't in the least bit remotely
likely to resemble any results on mainline.
Now, OTOH, my test was done on the same tree with different .config
settings, so it wasn't completely useless.
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