[lkml]   [2005]   [Dec]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 0/6] Critical Page Pool
    On Mer, 2005-12-14 at 13:01 +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 11:08:41AM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > > because reserved memory pool would have to be "sum of all network
    > > interface bandwidths * ammount of time expected to survive without
    > > network" which is way too much.
    > Yes, a global pool isn't really useful. A per-subsystem pool would be
    > more reasonable...

    The whole extra critical level seems dubious in itself. In 2.0/2.2 days
    there were a set of patches that just dropped incoming memory on sockets
    when the memory was tight unless they were marked as critical (ie NFS
    swap). It worked rather well. The rest of the changes beyond that seem

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-12-14 14:07    [W:0.019 / U:21.804 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site