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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] Add percpu smp cacheline align section
On Mon, 7 May 2007, Siddha, Suresh B wrote:

> > Ummm... The per cpu area is for exclusive use of a particular processor.
> > If there is contention in the per cpu area then a data object needs to be
> > removed from the per cpu area because the object is *not* accessed only
> > from a certain cpu.
>
> Christoph, This data(that is being accessed by other cpus) also needs
> to be defined for each cpu and as such it is getting appended (and
> clearly seperated in a different section) to the data which is accessed
> only by the local cpu.
>
> Not sure what your concern is.

Call this area "cpu shared" or so?

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