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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 09/11] thp: lazy huge zero page allocation
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 01:48:04PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 12/12/2012 01:30 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >>
> >> I can rewrite the check to static_key if you want. Would it be better?
> >
> > The new test-n-branch only happens on the first read fault against a
> > thp huge page, yes? In which case it's a quite infrequent event and I
> > suspect this isn't worth bothering about.
> >
>
> Not to mention that flipping the static key is *incredibly* expensive.

I'm fine with current code.

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Kirill A. Shutemov
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