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    SubjectRe: + fix-spellings-of-slab-allocator-section-in-init-kconfig.patch added to -mm tree
    On Wed, 9 May 2007, Nick Piggin wrote:

    > Right. You only need to know blob boundaries for free blobs (so you can
    > allocate from or merge to). For allocated blobs, you know the start
    > (which is the address of the memory), and the end (which is the start +
    > the size contained in kmem_cache structure).

    For kmalloc caches you will not have the object size on kfree. In that
    case the slob_t structure is needed before the object.

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