On Mon, 18 Sept 2023 at 10:39, Ingo Molnar <mi...@kernel.org> wrote:
> What's the split of the increase in overhead due to SLAB_VIRTUAL=y, between
> user-space execution and kernel-space execution?

... and equally importantly, what about DMA?

Or what about the fixed-size slabs (aka kmalloc?) What's the point of
"never re-use the same address for a different slab", when the *same*
slab will contain different kinds of allocations anyway?

I think the whole "make it one single compile-time option" model is
completely and fundamentally broken.


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