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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/15] slab: overload struct slab over struct page to reduce memory usage
On 10/16/13 10:34 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:43:57 +0900 Joonsoo Kim <> wrote:
>> There is two main topics in this patchset. One is to reduce memory usage
>> and the other is to change a management method of free objects of a slab.
>> The SLAB allocate a struct slab for each slab. The size of this structure
>> except bufctl array is 40 bytes on 64 bits machine. We can reduce memory
>> waste and cache footprint if we overload struct slab over struct page.
> Seems a good idea from a quick look.


Christoph, I'd like to pick this up and queue for linux-next. Any
objections or comments to the patches?


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