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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Cpuset: rcu optimization of page alloc hook
On Tue, 13 Dec 2005, Eric Dumazet wrote:

> If this variable is not frequently used, why then define its own cache ?
>
> Ie why not use kmalloc() and let kernel use a general cache ?

I was also wondering why Paul switched to use the slab allocator. One
reason may have been to simplify rcu?
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