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In message <20020807.112424.60322440.davem@redhat.com> you write:
> From: Matthew Wilcox <willy@debian.org>
> Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 19:35:04 +0100
>
> Hrm, I didn't realise what the implementation of percpu was... does it
> work for modules?
>
> Good question, I bet it doesn't based upon how I understand
> it to work.

Yes, it doesn't work for modules. The IBM guys have a kmalloc_percpu
thing which will, but I'm not trying to change the world.

This is one reason for changing to DECLARE_PER_CPU and DEFINE_PER_CPU
macros (the other is because RTH wants to use __thread for per-cpu
variables).

Rusty.
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