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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/6] Have zonelist contains structs with both a zone pointer and zone_idx
    On Fri, 28 Sep 2007, Mel Gorman wrote:

    > Filtering zonelists requires very frequent use of zone_idx(). This is costly
    > as it involves a lookup of another structure and a substraction operation. As
    > the zone_idx is often required, it should be quickly accessible. The node
    > idx could also be stored here if it was found that accessing zone->node is
    > significant which may be the case on workloads where nodemasks are heavily
    > used.
    > This patch introduces a struct zoneref to store a zone pointer and a zone
    > index. The zonelist then consists of an array of this struct zonerefs which
    > are looked up as necessary. Helpers are given for accessing the zone index
    > as well as the node index.
    > [ Suggested struct zoneref instead of embedding information in pointers]
    > Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <>
    > Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <>

    OOM locking looks good, thanks.

    Acked-by: David Rientjes <>
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