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    SubjectRe: KSWAPD Algorithm - 100% CPU
    On Wed, 3 Dec 2008 09:04:49 +0200
    "wassim dagash" <wassim.dagash@gmail.com> wrote:

    > Hi All,
    > Description:
    > I countered a weird problem with kswapd:
    > it runs in some infinite loop trying to swap until order 10 of zone
    > highmem is OK, While zone higmem (as I understand) has nothing to do
    > with contiguous memory (cause there is no 1-1 mapping) which means
    > kswapd will continue to try to balance order 10 of zone highmem
    > forever (or until someone release a very large chunk of highmem).
    > Can anyone please explain me the algorithm of kswapd and why it tries
    > to balance order 10 of zone higmem ?
    >
    At first, what version of the kernel ?

    -Kame



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