Re: Modularized x86 math emulation PATCH against pre-2.1.104-1

Adam J. Richter (
Sun, 24 May 1998 13:00:39 -0700

>So what happens when the system is low on memory (ie less than 100K
>available with kswapd in a frenzy) and FPU is needed? Or is having ~100kB
>free not an issue?

Another 100kB is pushed out to swap putting kswapd in
that much more of a frenzy, which is no worse than the situation
you would have with fpu emulation compiled in.

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