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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] module: kzalloc mod->ref
    At Tue, 13 Jan 2009 22:35:33 -0500,
    Kyle McMartin wrote:
    >
    > From: Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com>
    >
    > Dynamically allocate mod->ref instead of fixing it in the struct module.
    > Reduces on disk space wasted in the module .ko, and kills a loop
    > initializing the local_t it contains since we can just kzalloc it.
    >
    > This matters when we're talking about large NR_CPUS.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com>
    > ---
    > The patch removing cacheline_aligned from struct module_ref should be
    > applied as well to cut down on the amount of memory we allocate. This
    > patch makes a nice stopgap until we have per_cpu module references.
    >
    > cheers, Kyle

    Similar patches (including mine) have been already posted, but no
    proceed until now...
    http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/11/11/315


    thanks,

    Takashi


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