Re: [PATCH -mm] slub: update cpu after new_slab()

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Wed Apr 25 2007 - 12:22:18 EST

On Wed, 25 Apr 2007, Hugh Dickins wrote:

> But, surely you wouldn't have expected it to stay on the processor
> throughout the waiting page allocation?? I think you're misremembering
> your expectations, and this was just a simple, understandable, oversight.

You do not know my fuzzy brain... Some thoughts go wrong once and
twice and then are stuck in there and I need people like you to
straighten me out.

> Quite a serious one, though: it got caught in my case by the NULL
> dereference, but it's probably been switching cpu there much more
> often - one cpu diddling with what's private to another, with
> unpredictable results.

Right. Thanks for catching it.
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