Re: [PATCH] mm-slab: allocate kmem_cache with __GFP_REPEAT

From: Eric Dumazet
Date: Thu Jul 21 2011 - 04:44:19 EST

Le mercredi 20 juillet 2011 Ã 09:52 -0500, Christoph Lameter a Ãcrit :

> We should be making it a per cpu pointer like slub then. I looked at what
> it would take to do so a couple of month ago but it was quite invasive.

I took a look at this too, but using percpu data would consume more
memory, because percpu allocator allocates memory blobs for all possible
cpus, while current code handles online/offline cpu nicely.

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