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    SubjectRe: VM in v2.4.0test9
    On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Rik van Riel wrote:

    > > > First, you have MORE free memory than freepages.high. In this
    > > > case I really don't see why __alloc_pages() wouldn't give the
    > > > memory to your processes ....
    > >
    > > Hmm...
    > > Can't it be a zone problem?
    > > Free pages is the total free - all zones.
    > > But suppose you want a page from a specific zone - DMA, the more
    > > memory you have the less likely that you have a DMA page free...
    > > Does all test take this into consideration?
    >
    > Free_shortage() /should/ take this into consideration, and unless
    > I'm wrong, it does ;)

    Also, a zone problem CANNOT cause the problem in
    David's 16MB test ...

    (this is getting stranger and stranger)

    regards,

    Rik
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