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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] kmalloc_percpu
    >> As just pointed out by dipankar the only issue is NUMA...
    >> so it has to be something more sophisticated than simply
    >> kmalloc()[smp_processor_id];
    >
    > The proposed patch doesn't do anything about that either.
    >
    > + ptr = alloc_bootmem(PERCPU_POOL_SIZE * NR_CPUS);
    >
    > So yes, we need an api which could be extended to use node-affine memory at
    > some time in the future. I think we have that.

    You can just call alloc_bootmem_node for each CPU instead. It doesn't
    work on i386 at the moment (well, it'll work but come out of node 0),
    but it probably ought to.

    M.

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