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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH v2] slub: Keep page and object in sync in slab_alloc_node()
On Fri, 18 Jan 2013, Steven Rostedt wrote:

> The problem is that the changes can happen on another CPU, which means
> that barrier isn't sufficient.

No these are per cpu variables that are only read locally. The
synchronization is not between processors.

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