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Date:   Wed, 13 Jun 2018 21:07:40 +0000
From:   Yidong Ren <Yidong.Ren@...rosoft.com>
To:     Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>,
        Yidong Ren <yidren@...uxonhyperv.com>,
        KY Srinivasan <kys@...rosoft.com>,
        Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@...rosoft.com>,
        Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin@...rosoft.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        "devel@...uxdriverproject.org" <devel@...uxdriverproject.org>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH v2] hv_netvsc: Add per-cpu ethtool stats for netvsc

> From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
> You actually want to allocate memory local to this cpu, possibly in one chunk,
> not spread all over the places.
> 
> kvmalloc(nr_cpu_ids * sizeof(struct netvsc_ethtool_pcpu_stats))  should be
> really better, since it would most of the time be satisfied by a single kmalloc()

Got it. I'm just trying to allocate memory for each cpu. It doesn't have to be __percpu variable.

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