Software Tuning, Performance Optimization & Platform Monitoring
Discussion regarding monitoring and software tuning methodologies, Performance Monitoring Unit (PMU) of Intel microprocessors, and platform updating.

Intel hardware tss (context switch)

JLie
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Hello, I see the Linux kernel didn't go the hardware route for process switching in ring 0 (kernel). Could one gain a lot by using it ? It is said to be slower than software context switch. Seems strange to me. Any performance pointer ? Thanks
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JLie
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To answer my own question, it not even possible in 64 bit mode. Bye
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