migrating proc from zone to objcache
Simon 'corecode' Schubert
corecode at fs.ei.tum.de
Mon Mar 31 12:41:30 PDT 2008
Matthew Dillon wrote:
> What I suggest is that you convert struct proc from zone to kmalloc
> first, and then look into a possible objcache adaptation. kmalloc
> is not slow.. it's a very fast allocator. Objcache is probably a tad
> faster but not by much. Where objcache really wins is in not having
> to completey reinitialize the allocated structures.
Could we please not move to kmalloc, but instead try to move all fast
path allocations to objcache? I don't like the idea of allocating
everything with kmalloc. Caching struct procs is not a bad thing itself.
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