Intel driver - DRI profiling
kdekorte at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 07:13:55 PDT 2008
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Vedran Rodic wrote:
>> The driver is, in this case, continously allocating new buffers from the
>> kernel to use as batch- and perhaps state buffers. Each new buffer
>> allocation means new pages need to be allocated and faulted in using
>> nopfn. This is costly.
> Seems obvious that it should re-use the old buffers, no?
Or would it be better to just allocate a bunch of buffers and keep a
pool of them? Or do allocations of more than one buffer at a time?
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