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SubjectRe: [PATCH] slab: cache_grow cleanup
Hi Andrew,

On 1/9/07, Pekka J Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi> wrote:
> From: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
>
> The current implementation of cache_grow() has to either (1) use pre-allocated
> memory for the slab or (2) allocate the memory itself which makes the error
> paths messy. Move __GFP_NO_GROW and __GFP_WAIT processing to kmem_getpages()
> and introduce a new __cache_grow() variant that expects the memory for a new
> slab to always be handed over in the 'objp' parameter.
>
> Cc: Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com>
> Cc: Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com>
> Signed-off-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>

Can we get this into -mm, please?
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