Re: 'Mega patch 2.1.14#5'

Alan Cox (
Tue, 10 Dec 1996 00:29:49 +0000 (GMT)

> While there is clearly room in the SMP architecture to improve
> performance, as the single cpu benchmarks leave lots of headroom, I am
> still genuinely awestruck at the increases in 2.1. Where does Linus find
> the cycles?

Firstly change arch/i386/mm/init.c and remove the #ifdefs that stop us
using 4Mb pages in SMP mode. That'll boost it a bit. Those are just left in
for change slowly and check carefully reasons