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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 00/20] Cleanup and optimise the page allocator
    > On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 1:17 AM, Mel Gorman <> wrote:
    > > The complexity of the page allocator has been increasing for some time
    > > and it has now reached the point where the SLUB allocator is doing strange
    > > tricks to avoid the page allocator. This is obviously bad as it may encourage
    > > other subsystems to try avoiding the page allocator as well.
    > I'm not an expert on the page allocator but the series looks sane to me.

    I also strongly like this patch series.

    Unfortunately, I don't have enough time for patch review in this week.
    but I expect I can review and test it next week.


    > Acked-by: Pekka Enberg <>
    > Yanmin, it would be interesting to know if we still need 8K kmalloc
    > caches with these patches applied. :-)
    > Pekka

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