On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 09:53:31AM -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote: > On Wed, 2016-09-21 at 09:14 -0700, Alexei Starovoitov wrote: > > > > > I think it's the opposite. Even on x86 compiler will use byte loads. > > Unless you tweaked gcc, it should still use word loads on x86.
> checked that on x86-64 actually. Also clearly visible here: ahh. ok. good to know. thanks guys!