[rescue] Happy New Year! RIP, Sun/Solaris...

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Wed Jan 5 10:29:36 CST 2011

On 1/5/2011 11:06 AM, Peter Corlett wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 10:43:57AM -0500, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>> OTOH, maybe I don't need to care about context switches on a quad core
>> machine.
> Context switches are extremely expensive operations and best avoided. Your
> shiny quad core box takes about the same time as a 6502 to do a context
> switch.

Source? or simple back of the envelope math showing it?


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