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Re: Why not use GCC 3.0?

Jerome Warnier <jerome.warnier@chello.be> writes:

> I read many times that those "unaligned traps" had a huge impact on
> performance, don't you notice anything?

It depends on their amount. I'd estimate an unaligned trap takes about
100 cycles to handle. So if for example on my SX, I get 1000 unaligned
traps per second, I loose about 0.1% of the performance. You can check
the amount of unaligned traps by watching /proc/cpuinfo.


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