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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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