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SubjectRe: [patch] move the mempool list_head out of the managed elements

On Fri, 12 Apr 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:

> But when the page allocator starts failing, and radix tree node
> allocations are satisfied from the mempool, they come back with a
> defunct list_head at the first eight bytes, and the ratcache dies in
> subtle ways.
> A nasty part about this is that the problem only exhibits under very
> high load.

good catch - your patch looks good to me.


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