Re: X much slower in 2.0.24 than in 1.2.13

Alan Cox (
Tue, 5 Nov 1996 21:10:53 +0000 (GMT)

> of existing "struct sock"s. Perhaps this isn't as much of an issue as
> I first assumed, but I see all that extra time spent in "free_pages"
> and "_get_free_pages", and I imagine the kernel working twice as hard
> to find memory for everything else simply because its pool of "struct
> sock"s is twice as big as it used to be.

Now that would be interesting and worth looking at. Also finding 4 bytes
I can 'lose' from the standard configuration (I assume you have no IPX,
no ATALK, no AX.25, no NetROM)