Re: [PATCH] General purpose zeroed page slab

From: Martin K. Petersen <>
Date: 2004-10-19 04:54:13
>>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Wilcox <> writes:

Matthew> It's probably worth doing this with a static cachep in slab.c
Matthew> and only exposing a get_zeroed_page() / free_zeroed_page()
Matthew> interface, with the latter doing the memset to 0.  


Matthew> I disagree with Andi over the dumbness of zeroing the whole
Matthew> page.  That makes it cache-hot, which is what you want from a
Matthew> page you allocate from slab.

Yeah, plus the housekeeping may be more of a hassle than it's worth.

We'll see...

Martin K. Petersen	Wild Open Source, Inc.
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