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SubjectRe: kmalloc() allocation.
On Tue, 31 Oct 2000, Ingo Oeser wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 02:40:16PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:

> > If you write the defragmentation code for the VM, I'll
> > be happy to bump up the limit a bit ...
>
> Should become easier once we start doing physical page scannings.
>
> We could record physical continous freeable areas on the fly
> then. If someone asks for them later, we recheck whether they
> still exists and free (inactive_clean) or remap (active or
> inactive_dirty) the whole area, whether they are used or not.
>
> This could still be improved by using up smallest fit areas
> first for kmalloc() based on these areas.

> Rik: What do you think about this (physical cont. area cache) for 2.5?

http://www.surriel.com/zone-alloc.html

cheers,

Rik
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"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

http://www.conectiva.com/ http://www.surriel.com/

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