Re: [patch] slab: always follow arch requested alignments

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Sat Jul 22 2006 - 08:05:31 EST

On 7/22/06, Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
In kmem_cache_create(): always check if BYTES_PER_WORD is less than
ARCH_SLAB_MINALIGN and disable debug options that would set the
alignment to BYTES_PER_WORD.
This will make sure that all slab caches will have at least an

In addition make sure that a caller mandated align which is greater
than BYTES_PER_WORD also disables the same debug options.
This makes sure that ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN also has an effect if

Ok, but why?

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