Re: [PATCH] slub: correctly bootstrap boot caches

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Fri Feb 22 2013 - 11:10:35 EST

On Fri, 22 Feb 2013, Glauber Costa wrote:

> At this point, we are already slab_state == PARTIAL, while
> init_kmem_cache_nodes will only differentiate against slab_state == DOWN.

kmem_cache_node creation runs before PARTIAL and kmem_cache runs
after. So there would be 2 kmem_cache_node structures allocated. Ok so
that would use cpu slabs and therefore remove pages from the partial list.
Pushing that back using the flushing should fix this. But I thought there
was already code that went through the cpu slabs to address this?

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at