Re: [patch] mm, slab: avoid high-order slab pages when it does not reduce waste

From: Christopher Lameter
Date: Wed Oct 17 2018 - 11:38:22 EST

On Wed, 17 Oct 2018, Vlastimil Babka wrote:

> I.e. the benefits vs drawbacks of higher order allocations for SLAB are
> out of scope here. It would be nice if somebody evaluated them, but the
> potential resulting change would be much larger than what concerns this
> patch. But it would arguably also make SLAB more like SLUB, which you
> already questioned at some point...

Well if this leads to more code going into mm/slab_common.c then I would
certainly welcome that.