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Re: [PATCH] hashed device lookup (Does NOT meet Linus' sumissionpolicy!)

To: Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] hashed device lookup (Does NOT meet Linus' sumissionpolicy!)
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2001 06:29:22 +0100
Cc: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>, Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>, linux-kernel <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx" <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <3A580BA9.ADAA2B97@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 11:24:41PM -0700
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On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 11:24:41PM -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
> jamal wrote:
> > 
> 
> > Not to stray from the subject, Ben's effort is still needed. I think real
> > numbers are useful instead of claims like it "displayed faster"
> 
> A single #define near the top of the patch will turn it on/off, so
> benchmarking should be fairly easy.  Please suggest benchmarks you
> consider valid.

The only issue I know was the long delay in ifconfig.
If that's fixed I see nothing else that would be worth benchmarking. 


-Andi

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