[arch-general] xz compression in kernel 2.6.38

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Wed Mar 16 18:14:05 EDT 2011

Am 16.03.2011 19:00, schrieb KESHAV P.R.:
> Offnote: What happened to Big Kernel Lock (in the config)

There are still some minor things that require the BKL, so it is still
enabled. If you don't use any of those features, there will be no BKL -
it doesn't steal your performance or anything.

There are patches that allow the BKL to be removed in 2.6.39 I think.
We'll see.

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