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Re: rawhide report: 20050706 changes



On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 02:18:40PM -0400, Brian Gerst wrote:
> What about the bloat and slowdown because of the unnecessary spinlocks 
> and more complex scheduler code?

The locks shouldn't matter. AMD got locked operations on exclusive cache
lines right. Its generally only Intel boxes that had high lock costs. Not 
sure on the scheduler.

Alan


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