kmem_cache_alloc_node (9) - Linux Man Pages

kmem_cache_alloc_node: Allocate an object on the specified node

NAME

kmem_cache_alloc_node - Allocate an object on the specified node

SYNOPSIS

void * kmem_cache_alloc_node(struct kmem_cache cachep, gfp_t flags, int nodeid);

ARGUMENTS

cachep

The cache to allocate from.

flags

See kmalloc.

nodeid

node number of the target node.

DESCRIPTION

Identical to kmem_cache_alloc but it will allocate memory on the given node, which can improve the performance for cpu bound structures.

Fallback to other node is possible if __GFP_THISNODE is not set.

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