[PATCH 1/2] introduce-fiq-hdq.patch

Werner Almesberger werner at openmoko.org
Fri Feb 15 13:33:06 CET 2008

Andy Green wrote:
> Point taken, it was the bit about hardware where less is more expensive
> than equality I don't believe, considering this is almost totally
> synchronous hardware that runs Linux rather than raw gates.

There was a real-life example of a platform where some comparisions
were more expensive than a test for equiality, but I don't remember
which one. Probably not a terribly important one, but then, Linus
can sometimes get carried away when he sees a chance to save some
cycles ;-)

- Werner

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