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    SubjectRe: kmalloc() alignment
    Alan Cox wrote:
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    > > > It might be worth asking the question if larger blocks are more
    > > > aligned?
    > >
    > > OK, I'll bite...
    > > Are larger blocks more aligned?
    >
    > Only get_free_page()
    >

    I wonder if it would be practical/reasonable to guarantee better
    alignment for larger allocations (at least for sizes that are powers of
    two); especially 8- and 16-byte alignment is sometimes necessary.

    -hpa

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