|author||Matt Mackall <email@example.com>||2008-02-04 22:29:38 -0800|
|committer||Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2008-02-05 09:44:19 -0800|
|parent||slob: reduce external fragmentation by using three free lists (diff)|
slob: correct Kconfig description
Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <email@example.com>
Diffstat (limited to '')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
index aaa7e7d5305e..87f50df58893 100644
@@ -656,11 +656,9 @@ config SLOB
depends on EMBEDDED
bool "SLOB (Simple Allocator)"
- SLOB replaces the SLAB allocator with a drastically simpler
- allocator. SLOB is more space efficient than SLAB but does not
- scale well (single lock for all operations) and is also highly
- susceptible to fragmentation. SLUB can accomplish a higher object
- density. It is usually better to use SLUB instead of SLOB.
+ SLOB replaces the stock allocator with a drastically simpler
+ allocator. SLOB is generally more space efficient but
+ does not perform as well on large systems.