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Re: Dropping mb_map

A word from a UVM learner...

> This case shouldn't be hit too often as the clusters are already
> allocated from a pool, so the locking difference shouldn't make a big
> difference. Comments?

My understanding is that the main point of having kernel submaps is to reduce
lock contention.  So I wonder how this impacts performance on MP systems &
heavy network load.


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