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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [0/4] SLAB: Fix a couple of slab memory hotadd issues
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Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org> writes:

> On Wed, 3 Feb 2010, Andi Kleen wrote:
>
>> This fixes various problems in slab found during memory hotadd testing.
>
> It changes the bootstrap semantics. The requirement was so far that slab
> initialization must be complete before slab operations can be used.

The problem is that slab itself uses slab it initialize itself.

> This patchset allows such use before bootstrap on a node is complete and
> also allows the running of cache reaper before bootstrap is done.
>
> I have a bad feeling that this could be the result of Pekka's changes to
> the bootstrap.

Not sure I fully follow what you're saying.

Are you saying this is a regression fix after all?

-Andi

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