Re: [PATCH] SLUB: revert direct page allocator pass through

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Fri Jan 23 2009 - 04:04:43 EST

On Friday 23 January 2009 19:43:20 Pekka J Enberg wrote:
> > From: Pekka Enberg <penberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > This patch reverts page allocator pass-through logic from the SLUB
> > allocator.
> >
> > Commit aadb4bc4a1f9108c1d0fbd121827c936c2ed4217 ("SLUB: direct pass through
> > of page size or higher kmalloc requests")

On Fri, 2009-01-23 at 19:52 +1100, Nick Piggin wrote:
> Hmm, it lists quite a number of advantages that I guess are being
> reverted too? What was the test case(s) that prompted this commit
> in the first place? Better ensure it doesn't slow down...

Oh, I see I forgot to put an RFC in the patch subject line. I'm not
going to merge this just yet.

Christoph, suggestions on the test case?

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