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SubjectRe: alloc_tty_struct() question.
On Thu, Nov 23, 2000 at 06:54:48PM +0000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> Hi,
> The sizeof(struct tty_struct) = 3084. Why don't we have a private slab
> cache for it instead of getting a page and wasting some precious bytes at
> the end? Potentially, we can have thousands of tty_struct allocated
> (assuming we have thousands of concurrent users)...

Potentially thousands, in practice some 10-30.
Wastage will be worse with 8k pages, of course.

> regards,
> Tigran
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