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From: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	penberg@kernel.org, iamjoonsoo@lge.com,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC 0/3] Slab allocator array operations
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:28:00 -0600 (CST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.11.1501231827330.10083@gentwo.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20150123145734.aa3c6c6e7432bc3534f2c4cc@linux-foundation.org>

On Fri, 23 Jan 2015, Andrew Morton wrote:

> On Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:37:27 -0600 Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> wrote:
>
> > Attached a series of 3 patches to implement functionality to allocate
> > arrays of pointers to slab objects. This can be used by the slab
> > allocators to offer more optimized allocation and free paths.
>
> What's the driver for this?  The networking people, I think?  If so,
> some discussion about that would be useful: who is involved, why they
> have this need, who are the people we need to bug to get it tested,
> whether this implementation is found adequate, etc.

Jesper and I gave a talk at LCA about this. LWN has an article on it.


  reply	other threads:[~2015-01-24  0:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-23 21:37 Christoph Lameter
2015-01-23 21:37 ` [RFC 1/3] Slab infrastructure for " Christoph Lameter
2015-01-27  8:21   ` Joonsoo Kim
2015-01-27 16:57     ` Christoph Lameter
2015-01-28  1:33       ` Joonsoo Kim
2015-01-28 15:30         ` Christoph Lameter
2015-01-29  7:44           ` Joonsoo Kim
2015-02-03 22:55             ` Jesper Dangaard Brouer
2015-01-23 21:37 ` [RFC 2/3] slub: Support " Christoph Lameter
2015-01-23 21:37 ` [RFC 3/3] Array alloc test code Christoph Lameter
2015-01-23 22:57 ` [RFC 0/3] Slab allocator array operations Andrew Morton
2015-01-24  0:28   ` Christoph Lameter [this message]
2015-02-03 23:19     ` Jesper Dangaard Brouer
2015-02-06 18:39       ` Christoph Lameter

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