>>>>> "Manfred" == Manfred Spraul <email@example.com> writes:
> * gfp could be speed-up: IMHO we should switch from the normal buddy to
> a lazy buddy: as long as noone asks for order>0, we can avoid coalescing
> all pages. I found a reference in "Unix Internals" [the book mentioned
> in mm/slab.c], I'll check that today.
I don't know if this applies here, but Paul Wilson's work on memory
allocation algorithms seems to show that eager coalescing is important
to avoid fragmentation.
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