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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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