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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Re: Linux 2.4.4-ac10

On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 07:04:31AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Sun, 20 May 2001, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> >
> > Looking at the locking and trying to think SMP (grunt) though, I
> > don't like the thought of taking two locks for each page until
> > 100%. The data in that block is toast anyway. A big hairy SMP
> > box has to feel reclaim_page(). (they probably feel the zone lock
> > too.. probably would like to allocate blocks)
> Indeed, but this is a separate problem. Doing per-CPU private
> (small, 8-32 page?) free lists is probably a good idea

Ingo already implemented that for Tux2.

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