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    SubjectRe: [patch] mm: Reimplementation of dynamic percpu memory allocator
    Ravikiran G Thirumalai <kiran@in.ibm.com> wrote:
    >
    > Just out of curiosity, is bubble
    > sort unpopular or having two sort functions in the kernel source tree an
    > issue here?

    yes and yes ;)

    > >
    > > Why cannot the code simply call vmalloc rather than copying its internals?
    >
    > Node local allocation. vmalloc cannot ensure pages for correspomding
    > cpus are node local. Also, design goal was to allocate pages for
    > cpu_possible cpus only. With plain vmalloc, we will end up allocating
    > pages for NR_CPUS.

    So... is it not possible to enhance vmalloc() for node-awareness, then
    just use it?

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