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SubjectRe: Kernel 2.6.9 Multiple Page Allocation Failures
On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 02:56:10PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> It's quite possible that XFS is performing rather too many GFP_ATOMIC
> allocations and is depleting the page reserves. Although increasing
> /proc/sys/vm/min_free_kbytes should help there.

Btw, how the min_free_kbytes works?

I have up to 1MB TCP windows. If I'm running out of memory then kswapd should
try to free some memory (or bdflush). But on GE I can receive data faster then
disk is able to swap or flush buffers. So I should keep min_free big enough to
give time to disk to flush/swap data?


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Lukáš Hejtmánek
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