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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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