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  • AlanTuring69
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    Originally posted by caligula View Post

    Nice. But this is particularly useful for those customers with 10 Gbps fiber, and router / wifi boxes with quad-core MIPS, 2 MB eeprom and 4 MB of RAM.
    I actually run my 2.5Gb network off my U2F key.

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  • caligula
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    Originally posted by erniv2 View Post

    That was patched with 6.2 and the new tiny SLUB option there where tests with m68k systems booting fine with 1mb and haveing like 600kb free left or so iirc.
    Nice. But this is particularly useful for those customers with 10 Gbps fiber, and router / wifi boxes with quad-core MIPS, 2 MB eeprom and 4 MB of RAM.

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  • erniv2
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    Originally posted by caligula View Post
    First they removed slab ( https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/[email protected]/t/ ), now also slob. Doesn't anyone care about Linux users with 1 to 4 megabytes of RAM?
    That was patched with 6.2 and the new tiny SLUB option there where tests with m68k systems booting fine with 1mb and haveing like 600kb free left or so iirc.

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  • Mitch
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    Originally posted by caligula View Post
    First they removed slab ( https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/[email protected]/t/ ), now also slob. Doesn't anyone care about Linux users with 1 to 4 megabytes of RAM?
    Return the slab
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  • caligula
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    First they removed slab ( https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/[email protected]/t/ ), now also slob. Doesn't anyone care about Linux users with 1 to 4 megabytes of RAM?

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  • bachchain
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    I look forward to SLEB, SLIB, and (sometimes) SLYB.

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  • Eumaios
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    SLOB memory allocator? Best project name ever?

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  • phoronix
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    Linux 6.4 Looking To Drop The SLOB Memory Allocator

    Phoronix: Linux 6.4 Looking To Drop The SLOB Memory Allocator

    A patch series is proposing that the SLOB memory allocator be removed from the Linux 6.4 kernel this summer...

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