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SubjectRe: [patch 00/23] Slab defragmentation V6
On Wed, 7 Nov 2007, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 17:11 -0800, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > Slab defragmentation
>
> I thought we had agreed that: targeted reclaim, was a more suitable term
> for this work as it does not do compaction.

It does compaction by removing less populated slabs. If a kick method
reallocates the object instead of reclaiming it then this patchset fully
support compaction. Its just that the kick methods are simplistic at this
point.

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