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SubjectRe: [PATCH 10/28] mm: memory reserve management
On Wed, 20 Feb 2008 15:46:20 +0100 Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> wrote:

> Generic reserve management code.
>
> It provides methods to reserve and charge. Upon this, generic alloc/free style
> reserve pools could be build, which could fully replace mempool_t
> functionality.
>
> It should also allow for a Banker's algorithm replacement of __GFP_NOFAIL.

Generally: the comments in this code are a bit straggly and hard to follow.
They'd be worth a revisit.

> +/*
> + * Simple output of the reserve tree in: /proc/reserve_info
> + * Example:
> + *
> + * localhost ~ # cat /proc/reserve_info
> + * total reserve 8156K (0/544817)
> + * total network reserve 8156K (0/544817)
> + * network TX reserve 196K (0/49)
> + * protocol TX pages 196K (0/49)
> + * network RX reserve 7960K (0/544768)
> + * IPv6 route cache 1372K (0/4096)
> + * IPv4 route cache 5468K (0/16384)
> + * SKB data reserve 1120K (0/524288)
> + * IPv6 fragment cache 560K (0/262144)
> + * IPv4 fragment cache 560K (0/262144)
> + */

Well, "Simple" was a freudian typo. Not designed for programmatic parsing,
I see.

> +static __init int mem_reserve_proc_init(void)
> +{
> + struct proc_dir_entry *entry;
> +
> + entry = create_proc_entry("reserve_info", S_IRUSR, NULL);

I think we're supposed to use proc_create(). Blame Alexey.

> + if (entry)
> + entry->proc_fops = &mem_reserve_opterations;
> +
> + return 0;
> +}
> +
> +__initcall(mem_reserve_proc_init);

module_init() is more trendy.




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