On Jan 8, 2014, at 5:11 PM, pedro martelletto <pe...@netbsd.org> wrote:

> Module Name:  src
> Committed By: pedro
> Date:         Wed Jan  8 16:11:04 UTC 2014
> Modified Files:
>       src/sys/fs/tmpfs: tmpfs_subr.c
> Log Message:
> Allocate direntp on the stack in tmpfs_dir_getdents(), thus saving
> calls to kmem_zalloc() and kmem_free(); OK rmind@. From OpenBSD.

Is it really a good idea to allocate 528 bytes on the kernel stack?
File systems nest and already use much stack space.
Looks better to use a pool_cache.

J. Hannken-Illjes - hann...@eis.cs.tu-bs.de - TU Braunschweig (Germany)

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