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Re: [patch] Make rt_cache_stat use kmalloc_percpu

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [patch] Make rt_cache_stat use kmalloc_percpu
From: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 23:31:56 -0800
Cc: kiran@xxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, dipankar@xxxxxxxxxx
References: <20021216192212.C26076@xxxxxxxxxx> <20021220.230528.106417474.davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
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"David S. Miller" wrote:
> 
>    From: Ravikiran G Thirumalai <kiran@xxxxxxxxxx>
>    Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 19:22:12 +0530
> 
>    Here's another patch to use kmalloc_percpu.  As usual, this removes
>    NR_CPUS bloat, can work when modulized and helps node local allocation.
> 
> I can't consider this seriously until the kmalloc_percpu stuff
> actually makes it into Linus's tree.  Last I checked, Andrew had
> a lot of legitimate gripes with the ideas.

Kiran's latest (vastly simpler) version looks fine to my eye.


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