[$] The slab and protected-memory allocators

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One of the core jobs of the memory-management subsystem is to make memory
available to other parts of the when the need arises.
memory-management track of the Linux Storage, Filesystem, and
Memory-Management Summit hosted a pair of sessions on new or improved
allocation functions for the kernel covering the slab allocators and
protectable memory.