On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 08:31:35AM -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> On 07/29/2011 05:51 AM, Andrew Lutomirski wrote:
> > VCGF_in_syscall: gettimeofday() (the syscall version) takes 593 ns.
> > Without VCGF_in_syscall, it's 712 ns.
> > I'd argue for using my original approach of adding a user_64bit_mode
> > function -- I think it's a legitimate cleanup and Xen, for better or
> > worse, really does have two long mode CPL 3 selectors. If we removed
> > selector 6 from the GDT, that would be a different story, but that
> > would probably be a more intrusive change.
> Sigh. Yeah, let's see what happens.
So.. roll with Andrew's patches? I think Andrew is just waiting for the word
from you whether to repost the patches so that x86 maintainers can take a look
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