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SubjectRe: No, really, stop trying to delete slab until you've finished making slub perform as well
On 03-08-08 23:25, Pekka Enberg wrote:

> Matthew Wilcox wrote:

>> Do we have to once again explain that slab still outperforms slub on at
>> least one important benchmark? I hope Nick Piggin finds time to finish
>> tuning slqb; it already outperforms slub.
>
> No, you don't have to. I haven't merged that patch nor do I intend to do
> so until the regressions are fixed.
>
> And yes, I'm still waiting to hear from you how we're now doing with
> higher order page allocations...

General interested question -- I recently "accidentally" read some of
slub and I believe that it doesn't feature the cache colouring support
that slab did? Is that true, and if so, wasn't it needed/useful?

Rene.


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