[lkml]   [1997]   [Aug]   [4]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: New dcache not using slab allocator?

On Mon, 4 Aug 1997, Martin von Loewis wrote:

> So I really don't see why there is no dedicated pool for dcache entries.
> Of course, the file name associated with a dentry is variable-sized,
> and should be managed using kmalloc.

i think the reason is that 'mm/simp.c' is the real dcache allocator, but
it's still buggy, so we fall back to kmalloc(). SIMP is even faster than

-- mingo

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:40    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean