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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/8] mm: remove free_area_cache use in powerpc architecture
On 01/08/2013 08:28 PM, Michel Lespinasse wrote:
> As all other architectures have been converted to use vm_unmapped_area(),
> we are about to retire the free_area_cache.
> This change simply removes the use of that cache in
> slice_get_unmapped_area(), which will most certainly have a
> performance cost. Next one will convert that function to use the
> vm_unmapped_area() infrastructure and regain the performance.
> Signed-off-by: Michel Lespinasse <>

Acked-by: Rik van Riel <>

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