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Re: allocate some long-lived kernel structures in a virtual address space

Re: allocate some long-lived kernel structures in a virtual address space

Posted Jul 22, 2005 1:30 UTC (Fri) by sweikart (guest, #4276)
In reply to: Virtual memory topics by xoddam
Parent article: Kernel Summit 2005: Virtual memory topics

This seems appropriate for data structures that cache disks (dentry, inodes), since the extra overhead for the cached data is a small percentage of the cost for a fetch from disk.

-scott


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