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    SubjectRe: PATCH - NGROUPS 2.6.2rc2 + fixups
    On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 01:09:28PM +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
    > In message <Pine.LNX.4.58.0401291138390.689@home.osdl.org> you write:
    > >
    > >
    > > On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, Tim Hockin wrote:
    > > >
    > > > What think?
    > >
    > > I still don't understand the complexity.
    > >
    > > Why the list of pages? Is there really any valid use for this that could
    > > overflow a simple "kmalloc()"? How many groups do people really really
    > > need?
    >
    > I was happy with kmalloc, and no sorting. Simple patch. Tim
    > complained that he had some wierd-ass users who hit kmalloc limits w/
    > fragmentation. I added about 10 lines of code to fall back to vmalloc
    > for that very rare case, and you scotched that.
    >
    > ie. Don't blame Tim: you led us here 8(
    >
    > Rusty.

    So what was the conclusion? It would be nice to get this resolved and merged
    in finally..

    -- Pasi Kärkkäinen

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