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From: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
To: Wei Yang <richard.weiyang@gmail.com>
Cc: penberg@kernel.org, rientjes@google.com, iamjoonsoo.kim@lge.com,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] try to save some memory for kmem_cache in some cases
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:22:47 -0500 (CDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.20.1704301621170.21370@east.gentwo.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170430113152.6590-1-richard.weiyang@gmail.com>

On Sun, 30 Apr 2017, Wei Yang wrote:

> kmem_cache is a frequently used data in kernel. During the code reading, I
> found maybe we could save some space in some cases.
>
> 1. On 64bit arch, type int will occupy a word if it doesn't sit well.
> 2. cpu_slab->partial is just used when CONFIG_SLUB_CPU_PARTIAL is set
> 3. cpu_partial is just used when CONFIG_SLUB_CPU_PARTIAL is set, while just
> save some space on 32bit arch.

This looks fine. But do we really want to add that amount of ifdeffery?
How much memory does this save?

      parent reply	other threads:[~2017-04-30 21:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-04-30 11:31 Wei Yang
2017-04-30 11:31 ` [PATCH 1/3] mm/slub: pack red_left_pad with another int to save a word Wei Yang
2017-04-30 11:31 ` [PATCH 2/3] mm/slub: wrap cpu_slab->partial in CONFIG_SLUB_CPU_PARTIAL Wei Yang
2017-05-01  2:41   ` Matthew Wilcox
2017-05-01  7:39     ` Wei Yang
2017-05-01  8:20     ` Wei Yang
2017-05-01 14:39       ` Matthew Wilcox
2017-05-01 15:15         ` Wei Yang
2017-04-30 11:31 ` [PATCH 3/3] mm/slub: wrap kmem_cache->cpu_partial in config CONFIG_SLUB_CPU_PARTIAL Wei Yang
2017-05-01 15:37   ` Wei Yang
2017-04-30 21:22 ` Christoph Lameter [this message]

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