Re: [PATCH] dst_entry structure use,lastuse and refcnt abstraction

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 22:52:47 EST

On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, David S. Miller wrote:

> From: Christoph Lameter <christoph@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 20:40:25 -0700 (PDT)
> > Nothing as far as I can tell. The main benefit may be reorganization of
> > the code.
> You told us way back in the original thread that the final atomic dec
> shows up very much on NUMA, and if it could be avoided (and changed
> into a read test), it would help a lot on NUMA.

No I told you that we need to disassemble the atomic dec_and_test
in order to be able to split the counters.

> > Yes and it was recently changed. Typical use is linux-xxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx is what used to be the place for networking
> stuff, it's not netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

s/not/now/ right?
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