Re: [Ext2-devel] [RFC] [PATCH 1/4] Add extended attributes to ext2/3

From: Theodore Ts'o (
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 13:40:39 EST

On Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 07:19:00PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > This first patch creates a generic interface for registering caches with
> > the VM subsystem so that they can react appropriately to memory
> > pressure.
> I'd suggest Ed Tomlinson's much saner interface that adds a third callbackj
> to kmem_cache_t (similar to the Solaris implementation) instead.

Can you give me a pointer to his stuff? Thanks!

                                                - Ted

> Doing this outside slab is not a good idea (and XFS currently does
> it too - in it's own code which should be replaced with Ed's one)

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