Re: [PATCH] xvmalloc: total_pages can be ulong

From: Nitin Gupta
Date: Thu Dec 29 2011 - 08:58:33 EST

Hi Ajeet,

On 12/28/2011 12:50 AM, Ajeet Yadav wrote:

> From 4763266cb0077d1082d4a1ef941448e9b4eb55ca Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Ajeet Yadav <ajeet.yadav.77@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2011 11:08:34 +0530
> Subject: [PATCH] xvmalloc: total_pages can be ulong
> total_pages is u64, its too large value considering
> that its in page unit on both 32-bit and 64-bit system
> , therefore make it ulong.
> Having done that we can use normal ++ and -- operators
> instead of stat_inc() and stat_dec(), therefore
> remove these functions as well.

I'm soon going to send patches which replace xvmalloc with a new allocator.

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