Re: Purpose of the mm/slab.c changes

Rik van Riel (
Sun, 9 Sep 2001 17:45:36 -0300 (BRST)

On Sun, 9 Sep 2001, Davide Libenzi wrote:

> Do You see it as a plus ?
> The new allocated slab will be very likely written ( w/o regard
> about the old content ) and an L2 mapping will generate
> invalidate traffic.

If your invalidates are slower than your RAM, you should
consider getting another computer.


IA64: a worthy successor to the i860.

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