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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: inactive-clean list
    Christoph Lameter wrote:
    > On Sun, 23 Jul 2006, Rik van Riel wrote:
    >> This patch makes it possible to implement Martin Schwidefsky's
    >> hypervisor-based fast page reclaiming for architectures without
    >> millicode - ie. Xen, UML and all other non-s390 architectures.
    >> That could be a big help in heavily loaded virtualized environments.
    >> The fact that it helps prevent the iSCSI memory deadlock is a
    >> huge bonus too, of course :)
    > I think there may be a way with less changes to the way the VM functions
    > to get there:

    That approach probably has way too many state changes going
    between the guest OS and the hypervisor...

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