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SubjectRe: [RFC] Limit the size of the pagecache
On Wed, 24 Jan 2007, Vaidyanathan Srinivasan wrote:

> With your patch, MMAP of a file that will cross the pagecache limit hangs the
> system. As I mentioned in my previous mail, without subtracting the
> NR_FILE_MAPPED, the reclaim will infinitely try and fail.

Well mapped pages are still pagecache pages.

> I have tested your patch with the attached fix on my PPC64 box.

Interesting. What is your reason for wanting to limit the size of the
pagecache?

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