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From: Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com>
To: Pekka J Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
Cc: akpm@osdl.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, hugh@veritas.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] slab: cache_grow cleanup
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2007 10:18:02 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0701091017350.15631@schroedinger.engr.sgi.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0701091539160.10824@sbz-30.cs.Helsinki.FI>

On Tue, 9 Jan 2007, Pekka J Enberg wrote:

> The current implementation of cache_grow() has to either (1) use pre-allocated
> memory for the slab or (2) allocate the memory itself which makes the error
> paths messy. Move __GFP_NO_GROW and __GFP_WAIT processing to kmem_getpages()
> and introduce a new __cache_grow() variant that expects the memory for a new
> slab to always be handed over in the 'objp' parameter.

I am loosing track of these. What is the difference to earlier versions?

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-09 18:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-09 13:40 Pekka J Enberg
2007-01-09 18:18 ` Christoph Lameter [this message]
2007-01-10  7:12   ` Pekka J Enberg
2007-01-10 14:44   ` [PATCH] " Pekka Enberg
2007-01-12  9:22 ` Pekka Enberg
2007-01-28  0:12 ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-28 11:14   ` Pekka Enberg

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