Slow down with recent linux kernel

Dan Malek dan at
Thu Apr 15 11:58:34 EST 2004

Richard Laing wrote:

> ....Startup time for our application form power on to running is increased
 > by between 30% and 50%.

How does your application start up?  Initrd? Jffs2? Network?
What are you actually measuring?

Use some standard, focused, benchmarks and collect some quantitative data.
Then, we can discuss something.

> ....this uses consistent_alloc which doesn't appear to return a
 > real physical address

Sure it does....dma_addr_t.


	-- Dan

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