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    SubjectRe: [rfc][patch 1/3] slub: fix small HWCACHE_ALIGN alignment
    On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 01:16:44PM -0800, Christoph Lameter wrote:
    > On Mon, 3 Mar 2008, Nick Piggin wrote:
    >
    > > > HWCACHE_ALIGN means that you want the object to be aligned at
    > > > cacheline boundaries for optimization. Why does crossing cacheline
    > > > boundaries matter in this case?
    > >
    > > No, HWCACHE_ALIGN means that you want the object not to cross cacheline
    > > boundaries for at least cache_line_size() bytes. You invented new
    >
    > Interesting new definition....

    Huh?? It is not a new definition, it is exactly what SLAB does. And
    then you go and do something different and claim that you follow
    what slab does.



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