Re: SLUB defrag pull request?

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Thu Oct 23 2008 - 09:59:24 EST

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 4:40 PM, Christoph Lameter
<cl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Solid? What is not solid? The SLUB design was made in part because of the
> defrag problems that were not easy to solve with SLAB. The ability to lock
> down a slab allows stabilizing objects. We discussed solutions to the
> fragmentation problem for years and did not get anywhere with SLAB.

I'd assume he's talking about the Intel-reported regression that's yet
to be resolved.
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