Re: [PATCH 1/3 v2] slub: prefetch next freelist pointer in __slab_alloc()

From: JoonSoo Kim
Date: Wed Jul 04 2012 - 11:48:42 EST

2012/7/5 Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Its the slow path. I am not convinced its useful on real workloads (not
> a benchmark)
> I mean, if a workload hits badly slow path, some more important work
> should be done to avoid this at a higher level.

In hackbench test, fast path allocation is about to 93%.
Is it insufficient?
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