should we use atomic instructions to manipulate vmstats.v_wire_count?

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Sun Jan 13 11:47:44 PST 2008

    None of the VM system is MP safe.

    kmalloc() and kfree() are MP safe, as is the OBJCACHE code

    zalloc and friends are deprecated.  Only a few subsystems still use
    it and none of them are MP safe.  Most can easily be converted to
    using the objcache though the pmap code would probably need special


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