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SubjectRe: [patch] mm: Reimplementation of dynamic percpu memory allocator
Ravikiran G Thirumalai <kiran@in.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> > So... is it not possible to enhance vmalloc() for node-awareness, then
> > just use it?
> >
>
> Memory for block management (free lists, bufctl lists) is also resident
> in one block. A typical block in this allocator looks like this:
>

I still don't get it. It is possible to calculate the total size of the
block beforehand, yes? So why not simply vmalloc_numa() a block of that
size then populate it?
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