Re: [PATCH] slub: fix slab_pad_check() and SLAB_DESTROY_BY_RCU

From: Paul E. McKenney
Date: Thu Sep 03 2009 - 11:07:18 EST

On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 12:45:43PM -0500, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Sep 2009, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> > on a SLAB_DESTROY_BY_RCU cache, there is no need to try to optimize this
> > rcu_barrier() call, unless we want superfast reboot/halt sequences...
> I stilll think that the action to quiesce rcu is something that the caller
> of kmem_cache_destroy must take care of.


Thanx, Paul

> Could you split this into two patches: One that addresses the poison and
> another that deals with rcu?
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