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From: "Pekka Enberg" <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
To: "Christoph Lameter" <clameter@sgi.com>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: SLUB: The unqueued Slab allocator
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 12:49:11 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <84144f020702220249k37306252q627bf3ceb28e8b5d@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0702212250271.30485@schroedinger.engr.sgi.com>

Hi Christoph,

On 2/22/07, Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> wrote:
> This is a new slab allocator which was motivated by the complexity of the
> existing code in mm/slab.c. It attempts to address a variety of concerns
> with the existing implementation.

So do you want to add a new allocator or replace slab?

On 2/22/07, Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> wrote:
> B. Storage overhead of object queues

Does this make sense for non-NUMA too? If not, can we disable the
queues for NUMA in current slab?

On 2/22/07, Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> wrote:
> C. SLAB metadata overhead

Can be done for the current slab code too, no?

                                                 Pekka

  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-22 10:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-22  7:00 Christoph Lameter
2007-02-22  8:34 ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-02-22 15:25   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-22  8:58 ` David Miller
2007-02-22 15:26   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-22 10:49 ` Pekka Enberg [this message]
2007-02-22 15:15   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-22 17:54 ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-22 18:42   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-23  0:16     ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-23  4:55       ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-24  5:28     ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2007-02-24  5:47       ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-24  5:54         ` David Miller
2007-02-24 17:32           ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-24 19:33             ` Jörn Engel
2007-02-25  0:14               ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-25 12:23                 ` Jörn Engel
2007-02-25  0:53             ` David Miller

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