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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm] relayfs: support larger relay buffer take 3
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    On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 15:51 -0400, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
    > Use vmalloc() and memset() instead of kcalloc() to allocate a page* array
    > when the array size is bigger than one page. This enables relayfs to support
    > bigger relay buffers than 64MB on 4k-page system, 512MB on 16k-page system.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@redhat.com>
    > ---
    > Changes from take2 to take3:
    > - Use struct page ** instead of struct page *.
    > - move functions to the place before relay_mmap_buf.
    > - add comments.
    >
    > This is useful for a 64-bit system which has a plenty of memory (tens of
    > giga bytes) and a large kernel memory space.
    >
    > I tested it on x86-64 and ia64.
    >

    Hi,

    Looks fine to me.

    Reviewed-by: Tom Zanussi <tzanussi@gmail.com>





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