Re: [patch] arca-vm-2.2.5

Andrea Arcangeli (
Wed, 7 Apr 1999 00:31:55 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 6 Apr 1999, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

>> -#define i (((unsigned long) inode)/(sizeof(struct inode) & ~ (sizeof(struct inode) - 1)))
>> +#define i (((unsigned long) inode-PAGE_OFFSET)/(sizeof(struct inode) & ~ (sizeof(struct inode) - 1)))
>This just ends up adding or subtracting a constant to the hash function,
>so won't have any effect at all on the occupancy distribution of the
>hash buckets.

My point is that PAGE_HASH_BITS is < of 32/2.

Andrea Arcangeli

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