[parisc-linux] Re: parisc scatterlist doesn't want page/offset

Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri, 16 Nov 2001 17:31:22 +0000 (GMT)

> Until page/offset completely replaces address, I see a net increase
> in cycles for parisc (probably most archs) with only a tangible benefit
> for i386. Seems like the burden should be on the i386 folks to not
> impact other arches.
> My main gripe is adding this to 2.4 seems like the wrong time/place.
> I'm happy to revisit this in 2.5.

Its a bad impact on x86 so unfortunately it does need doing and I agree with
Dave - DaveM rarely implements something that is x86 beneficial but harms 
his beloved sparc64 without good reason.