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SubjectRe: [patch 3/3] Increase default reserve percpu area
On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 11:37 PM, Christoph Lameter
<cl@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> SLUB now requires a portion of the per cpu reserve. There are on average
> about 70 real slabs on a system (aliases do not count) and each needs 12 bytes
> of per cpu space. Thats 840 bytes. In debug mode all slabs will be real slabs
> which will make us end up with 150 -> 1800. Give it some slack and add 2000
> bytes to the default size.
>
> Things work fine without this patch but then slub will reduce the percpu reserve
> for modules.

Hmm, shouldn't this be dynamically configured at runtime by
multiplying the number of possible CPUs with some constant?


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