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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] make slab gfp fair
On Thu, 17 May 2007, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> > 2. It seems to be based on global ordering of allocations which is
> > not possible given large systems and the relativistic constraints
> > of physics. Ordering of events get more expensive the bigger the
> > system is.
> >
> > How does this system work if you can just order events within
> > a processor? Or within a node? Within a zone?
>
> /me fails again..
>
> Its about ensuring ALLOC_NO_WATERMARKS memory only reaches PF_MEMALLOC
> processes, not joe random's pi calculator.

Watermarks are per zone?
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