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    SubjectRe: hash table sizes

    Hi,

    > Some architectures (IA64, for example) dont have severe limitations on
    > usage of vmalloc space. Would it make sense to use vmalloc on these
    > architectures. Even if the max size of the structures being allocated
    > is limited to an acceptible size, it still concentrates the memory on
    > a single node.

    The kernel region on many architectures is mapped with large pages, we
    would lose that by going to vmalloc.

    Anton
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