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Date:	Fri, 19 Jan 2007 09:54:53 -0800 (PST)
From:	Christoph Lameter <>
To:	Peter Zijlstra <>
cc:	Evgeniy Polyakov <>,,,, David Miller <>
Subject: Re: Possible ways of dealing with OOM conditions.

On Thu, 18 Jan 2007, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> > Cache misses for small packet flow due to the fact, that the same data
> > is allocated and freed  and accessed on different CPUs will become an
> > issue soon, not right now, since two-four core CPUs are not yet to be
> > very popular and price for the cache miss is not _that_ high.
> SGI does networking too, right?

Sslab deals with those issues the right way. We have per processor
queues that attempt to keep the cache hot state. A special shared queue
exists between neighboring processors to facilitate exchange of objects
between then.
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