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SubjectRe: Purpose of the mm/slab.c changes
On Sun, Sep 09, 2001 at 05:47:12PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > doesn't matter which free page is used first/last.
> >
> > You're full of crap.
> > LIFO is obviously superior due to cache re-use.
> Interersting question however. On SMP without sufficient per CPU slab caches
> is tht still the case ?

if we stay in per-cpu caches then the other paths cannot run at all so it
cannot make any difference for such case.

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