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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] SLUB use cmpxchg_local
    On Tue, 21 Aug 2007, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:

    > As I am going back through the initial cmpxchg_local implementation, it
    > seems like it was executing __slab_alloc() with preemption disabled,
    > which is wrong. new_slab() is not designed for that.

    The version I send you did not use preemption.

    We need to make a decision if we want to go without preemption and cmpxchg
    or with preemption and cmpxchg_local.

    If we really want to do this then the implementation of all of these
    components need to result in competitive performance on all platforms.



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