git: kernel - migrate knote from zone to kmalloc

Samuel J. Greear sjg at
Thu Feb 3 16:56:03 PST 2011

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 5:37 PM, Matthew Dillon
<dillon at> wrote:
>   Well, generally speaking we want to remove zalloc entirely so its a
>   step in the right direction there.  There's nothing about a knote that
>   requires a zone allocation anyhow.
>                                        -Matt
>                                        Matthew Dillon
>                                        <dillon at>

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.

There are patches (at the above URL) getting rid of the majority of
the consumers of zalloc from GCI, I just haven't had time to bring
them in.


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