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Date:	Mon, 30 Nov 2009 19:44:27 +0200
From:	Pekka Enberg <>
To:	Christoph Lameter <>
Cc:	Tim Blechmann <>, Ingo Molnar <>,, Nick Piggin <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/5] slab.c: remove branch hint

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 6:09 PM, Christoph Lameter
<> wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Nov 2009, Pekka Enberg wrote:
>> OK, so it's the generic alloc_skb() function that keeps hitting
>> kmem_cache_alloc_node() with "-1". Christoph, are you okay with removing the
>> unlikely() annotation from __cache_alloc_node()?
> Yes. Lets look for other cases in the allocators too.
> kmem_cache_alloc_node used to be mainly used for off node allocations but
> the network alloc_skb() case shows that this is changing now.

Tim, can you please re-send the patch to me so I can apply it?
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