RE: [PATCH] mm/slub: fix a BUG_ON() when offlining a memory nodeand CONFIG_SLUB_DEBUG is on

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Wed Jul 18 2012 - 11:30:09 EST

On Tue, 17 Jul 2012, Luck, Tony wrote:

> > This suggests that a call to early_kmem_cache_node_alloc was not needed
> > because the per node structure already existed. Lets fix that instead.
> Perhaps by just having one API for users to call? It seems odd to force users
> to figure out whether they are called before some magic time during boot
> and use the "early...()" call. Shouldn't we hide this sort of detail from them?

The early_ calls are internal to the allocator and not exposed to the
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