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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][v2] fork_init: fix division by zero
    On Fri, 12 Dec 2008 12:31:33 +1000 Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au> wrote:

    > On Friday 12 December 2008 07:43, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > On Thu, 11 Dec 2008 20:28:00 +0000
    >
    > > > Do they actually cross the page boundaries?
    > >
    > > Some flavours of slab have at times done an order-1 allocation for
    > > objects which would fit into an order-0 page (etc) if it looks like
    > > that will be beneficial from a packing POV. I'm unsure whether that
    > > still happens - I tried to get it stamped out for reliability reasons.
    >
    > Hmph, SLUB uses order-3 allocations for 832 byte sized objects
    > by default here (mm struct).

    That sucks, but at least it's <= PAGE_ALLOC_COSTLY_ORDER.

    It's fortunate that everyone has more than 128GB of memory.


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