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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] block: Fix LSF default inconsistency
    On Sat, 13 Dec 2008, KOSAKI Motohiro wrote:
    > >> Me neither, lets ask the originator of the patch. Rik, why is
    > >> unevictable lru an option?
    > >
    > > I think we had some reasons to keep it as a separate config
    > > option during development, but nowadays we might as well
    > > put it all just under CONFIG_SWAP...
    > I'm sad ;)
    > To move mlocked file cache page to unevictable list is useful although
    > swapless embedded device.

    Yes, I don't understand why Rik suggested CONFIG_SWAP for it either.

    > Actually, number of scanning pages of reclaim is calculated by number
    > of pages in list.
    > if unevictable page stay in evictable list a lot, reclaim logic can
    > calculate wrong scanning number.

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