Re: [PATCH] Increase maximum kmalloc size to 256K

From: Christoph Lameter <clameter_at_engr.sgi.com>
Date: 2005-09-23 06:55:43
On Thu, 22 Sep 2005, Andrew Morton wrote:

> Christoph Lameter <clameter@engr.sgi.com> wrote:
> >
> >  The workqueue structure can grow larger than 128k under 2.6.14-rc2 (with 
> >  all debugging features enabled on 64 bit platforms)
> 
> Would it be better to use alloc_percpu() in there?  Bearing in mind that
> one day we'll probably have an alloc_percpu() which incurs one less
> indirection and which allocates things node-affinely.

Yes I am working on a patch like that right now. But there is still the 
danger that other structures also may get big in the future. It would 
be best to raise the limit.

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