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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] General purpose zeroed page slab
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    >>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Wilcox <matthew@wil.cx> writes:

    Matthew> It's probably worth doing this with a static cachep in slab.c
    Matthew> and only exposing a get_zeroed_page() / free_zeroed_page()
    Matthew> interface, with the latter doing the memset to 0.

    *nod*


    Matthew> I disagree with Andi over the dumbness of zeroing the whole
    Matthew> page. That makes it cache-hot, which is what you want from a
    Matthew> page you allocate from slab.

    Yeah, plus the housekeeping may be more of a hassle than it's worth.

    We'll see...

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    Martin K. Petersen Wild Open Source, Inc.
    mkp@wildopensource.com http://www.wildopensource.com/
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