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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.14-rc2] fix incorrect mm->hiwater_vm and mm->hiwater_rss
On Wed, 21 Sep 2005, Hugh Dickins wrote:

> On Wed, 21 Sep 2005, Frank van Maarseveen wrote:
> > This fixes a post 2.6.11 regression in maintaining the mm->hiwater_* counters.
>
> It would be a good idea to CC Christoph Lameter, who I believe was the
> one who very intentionally moved most of these updates out to timer tick.

Right and we need to include Jay who introduced these in the first place.

What is the reason to move these counters back into the performance
critical vm paths? We agreed that some inaccuracy in these numbers was
acceptable.

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