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    SubjectRe: Purpose of the mm/slab.c changes

    On Sun, 9 Sep 2001, Manfred Spraul wrote:
    > >
    > > it provides lifo allocations from both partial and unused slabs.
    > >
    >
    > lifo/fifo for unused slabs is obviously superflous - free is free, it
    > doesn't matter which free page is used first/last.

    You're full of crap.

    LIFO is obviously superior due to cache re-use.

    Linus

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