git: kernel - migrate knote from zone to kmalloc
Samuel J. Greear
sjg at evilcode.net
Sat Feb 5 01:18:18 PST 2011
On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 1:52 AM, Nicolas Thery <nthery at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I mean I will be switching it to objcache, although it doesn't require
>> pool style allocation right now, so the current patch was/is fine.
> FWIW I switched to kmalloc instead of objcache because I could not see how
> to (easily) pre-initialize the knotes and my recollection of past
> discussions  is that kmalloc
> is okay for non-preinitialised objects. This was mainly a drive-by
> change while investigating
> the USB mouse crash. Apologies if this goes against pending patches.
> Feel free to switch
> to objcache.
>  http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/mailarchive/kernel/2008-03/msg00080.html
Thanks, just wanted to know where you were coming from. No point in
applying the GCI patch now, the main point was eliminating zalloc.
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