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Date:	Thu, 30 Nov 2006 12:29:22 -0800 (PST)
From:	Christoph Lameter <>
To:	Peter Zijlstra <>
	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 1/6] mm: slab allocation fairness

On Thu, 30 Nov 2006, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> > > Sure, but there is nothing wrong with using a slab page with a lower
> > > allocation rank when there is memory aplenty. 
> > What does "a slab page with a lower allocation rank" mean? Slab pages have 
> > no allocation ranks that I am aware of.
> I just added allocation rank and didn't you suggest tracking it for all
> slab pages instead of per slab?

Yes but that is not in place so I was wondering what you were talking 
about. It would help to have some longer text describing what you intend 
to do and how rank would work throughout the VM.
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