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SubjectRe: misc_cache_init
On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 01:36:04PM +0100, Frank Cornelis wrote:
> I looked at some past kernel mailings and it seems like some archs need
> specific caches and others don't. In order to provide these
> functionalities I suggest to add somewhere to init/main.c
> misc_cache_init();
> and provide an initial
> #define misc_cache_init() do {} while (0)
> for every architecture.
> Anyone agrees on this?

We already have this under a slightly different name (Alan didn't merge it
into Linus' kernel though from what I remember): pgtable_cache_init.

This was used in -ac to initialise the ARM PTE slab, as well as the x86
PAE slabs immediately after the call to kmem_cache_sizes_init.

Russell King ( The developer of ARM Linux

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