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SubjectRe: 2.6.13-mm3
On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 02:43:50AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> - There are several performance tuning patches here which need careful
> attention and testing. (Does anyone do performance testing any more?)
> - The size of the page allocator per-cpu magazines has been increased
> - The page allocator has been changed to use higher-order allocations
> when batch-loading the per-cpu magazines. This is intended to give
> improved cache colouring effects however it might have the downside of
> causing extra page allocator fragmentation.
> - The page allocator's per-cpu magazines have had their lower threshold
> set to zero. And we can't remember why it ever had a lower threshold.

What would you like? The usual suspects: SDET, dbench, kernbench ?

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