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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:
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    >> 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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    ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only.


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