[PATCH 2/2] powerpc,kexec: Speedup kexec hpte tear down

Michael Neuling mikey at neuling.org
Tue May 11 21:06:58 EDT 2010

> > We probably only do the remove on < 1% of the hptes now.  So I doubt we
> > would get a speedup since most of the time we aren't do the remove
> > anymore.
> It would be nice to have some actual numbers.  Could you add some
> counters and print the results at the end?  (Or don't you have any
> way to print things at that stage?)

Printing is hard at that point but I think we can do it.  I'll try to
when I get some time.

A heavily loaded system which kdumps will need a lot more hptes removes
than kexec, so stats for both these cases might be useful also.


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