Re: [patch] SLQB slab allocator

From: Nick Piggin
Date: Fri Jan 23 2009 - 07:55:29 EST

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 10:55:26AM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Nick Piggin <npiggin@xxxxxxx> writes:
> > +#ifdef CONFIG_NUMA
> > +void *__kmalloc_node(size_t size, gfp_t flags, int node);
> > +void *kmem_cache_alloc_node(struct kmem_cache *, gfp_t flags, int node);
> > +
> > +static __always_inline void *kmalloc_node(size_t size, gfp_t flags, int node)
> kmalloc_node should be infrequent, i suspect it can be safely out of lined.

Hmm, it only takes up another couple of hundred bytes for a full
numa kernel. Completely out of lining it can take a slightly slower
path and makes the code slightly different from the kmalloc case.
So I'll leave this change for now.

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