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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/6] change alloc function in alloc_slab_page
On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 01:01:31AM +0900, Minchan Kim wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:52 AM, Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie> wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:25:00AM +0900, Minchan Kim wrote:
> >> alloc_slab_page never calls alloc_pages_node with -1.
> >
> > Are you certain? What about
> >
> > __kmalloc
> >  -> slab_alloc (passed -1 as a node from __kmalloc)
> >    -> __slab_alloc
> >      -> new_slab
> >        -> allocate_slab
> >          -> alloc_slab_page
> >
>
> Sorry for writing confusing changelog.
>
> I means if node == -1 alloc_slab_page always calls alloc_pages.
> So we don't need redundant check.
>

When the changelog is fixed up, feel free to add;

Reviewed-by: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>

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University of Limerick IBM Dublin Software Lab
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