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SubjectRe: [patch] kmalloc_percpu -- 2 of 2
On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 11:33:15AM +0000, yodaiken@fsmlabs.com wrote:
>
> >
> > Well, kernel objects may not be that small, but one would expect
> > the per-cpu parts of the kernel objects to be sometimes small, often down to
> > a couple of counters counting statistics.
>
>
> Doesn't your allocator increase chances of cache conflict on the same
> cpu ?
>

You mean by increasing the footprint and the chance of eviction ? It
is a compromise. Or you would face NR_CPUS bloat and non-NUMA-node-local
accesses for all CPUs outside the NUMA node where your NR_CPUS array
is located.

Thanks
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Dipankar Sarma <dipankar@in.ibm.com> http://lse.sourceforge.net
Linux Technology Center, IBM Software Lab, Bangalore, India.
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