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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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