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Subject[PATCH] Kconfig: SLUB is the default slab allocator
In 2007, a0acd820807680d2ccc4ef3448387fcdbf152c73 changed the default 
slab allocator to SLUB, but the SLAB help text still says SLAB is the
default. This change fixes that.

Signed-off-by: Simon Arlott <>
init/Kconfig | 6 +++---
1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
index 86b00c5..226da27 100644
--- a/init/Kconfig
+++ b/init/Kconfig
@@ -771,8 +771,7 @@ config SLAB
The regular slab allocator that is established and known to work
well in all environments. It organizes cache hot objects in
- per cpu and per node queues. SLAB is the default choice for
- a slab allocator.
+ per cpu and per node queues.

config SLUB
bool "SLUB (Unqueued Allocator)"
@@ -781,7 +780,8 @@ config SLUB
instead of managing queues of cached objects (SLAB approach).
Per cpu caching is realized using slabs of objects instead
of queues of objects. SLUB can use memory efficiently
- and has enhanced diagnostics.
+ and has enhanced diagnostics. SLUB is the default choice for
+ a slab allocator.

config SLOB
depends on EMBEDDED
Simon Arlott

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