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    SubjectRe: [Bug #13319] Page allocation failures with b43 and p54usb
    On Tue, 30 Jun 2009, Pekka Enberg wrote:

    > Well, I obviously don't agree here because kmalloc-4096 debugging causes
    > problems in the real world. Furthermore, SLUB never supported debugging
    > for objects that big historically because of page allocator passthrough.
    > And with Mel Gorman's page allocator optimizations, we might be going
    > back to that.

    SLUB for some period of time had passthrough. It did not start out like
    that though.

    kmalloc-4096 causes problems in the long run and so do other caches that
    are of similar size. But it allows debugging to occur. Silently switching
    it off is something I am not comfortable with.

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