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Date:	Mon, 16 Jul 2007 10:22:29 +0300
From:	"Pekka Enberg" <>
To:	"Nick Piggin" <>
Cc:	"Matt Mackall" <>,
	linux-kernel <>,, "Christoph Lameter" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] slob: reduce list scanning

On 7/16/07, Nick Piggin <> wrote:
> Actually SLOB potentially has some fundamental CPU cache hotness
> advantages over the other allocators, for the same reasons as
> its space advantages.

Because consecutive allocations hit the same cache-hot page regardless
of requested size where as SLUB by definition distributes allocations
to different pages (some of which may not be hot)?
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