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    SubjectRe: [thisops uV2 02/10] vmstat: Optimize zone counter modifications through the use of this cpu operations
    On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 11:09 PM, Christoph Lameter <> wrote:
    > this cpu operations can be used to slightly optimize the function. The
    > changes will avoid some address calculations and replace them with the
    > use of the percpu segment register.
    > If one would have this_cpu_inc_return and this_cpu_dec_return then it
    > would be possible to optimize inc_zone_page_state and dec_zone_page_state even
    > more.
    > V1->V2:
    >        - Fix __dec_zone_state overflow handling
    >        - Use s8 variables for temporary storage.
    > Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <>

    Reviewed-by: Pekka Enberg <>
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