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SubjectRe: [QUICKLIST 3/4] Quicklist support for x86_64
On Mon, 9 Apr 2007, Andi Kleen wrote:

> On Monday 09 April 2007 20:25:20 Christoph Lameter wrote:
>
> > #endif /* _X86_64_PGALLOC_H */
> > Index: linux-2.6.21-rc5-mm4/arch/x86_64/kernel/process.c
> > ===================================================================
> > --- linux-2.6.21-rc5-mm4.orig/arch/x86_64/kernel/process.c 2007-04-07 18:07:47.000000000 -0700
> > +++ linux-2.6.21-rc5-mm4/arch/x86_64/kernel/process.c 2007-04-07 18:09:30.000000000 -0700
> > @@ -207,6 +207,7 @@
> > if (__get_cpu_var(cpu_idle_state))
> > __get_cpu_var(cpu_idle_state) = 0;
> >
> > + check_pgt_cache();
>
> Wouldn't it be better to do that on memory pressure only (register
> it as a shrinker)?

It has to be done in sync with tlb flushing. Doing that on memory pressure
would complicate things significantly. Also idling means that the cache
grows cold.

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