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SubjectRe: [PATCH] patch-slab-split-03-tail
Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> Makes sense. It would be nice to get this confirmed in
> targetted testing ;)
>
Not yet done.

The right way to test it would be to collect data in kernel about
alloc/free, and then run that data against both versions, and check
which version gives less internal fragmentation.

Or perhaps Bonwick has done that for his slab paper, but I don't have it :-(

* An implementation of the Slab Allocator as described in outline in;
* UNIX Internals: The New Frontiers by Uresh Vahalia
* Pub: Prentice Hall ISBN 0-13-101908-2
* or with a little more detail in;
* The Slab Allocator: An Object-Caching Kernel Memory Allocator
* Jeff Bonwick (Sun Microsystems).
* Presented at: USENIX Summer 1994 Technical Conference


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Manfred


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