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SubjectRe: kmalloc() alignment
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > > 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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