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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/12] mm: supporting variables and functions for balanced zone aging
On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 05:30:15PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > But lines 865-866 together with line 846 make most shrink_zone() invocations
> > only run one batch of scan. The numbers become:
>
> True. Need to go into a huddle with the changelogs, but I have a feeling
> that lines 865 and 866 aren't very important. What happens if we remove
> them?

Maybe the answer is: can we accept to free 15M memory at one time for a 64G zone?
(Or can we simply increase the DEF_PRIORITY?)

btw, maybe it's time to lower the low_mem_reserve.
There should be no need to keep ~50M free memory with the balancing patch.

Regards,
Wu
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