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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] make mapped executable pages the first class citizen
    On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 05:11:35AM +0800, Jesse Barnes wrote:
    > On Sat, 16 May 2009 16:56:16 +0200
    > Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
    >
    > > On Sat, 2009-05-16 at 17:00 +0800, Wu Fengguang wrote:
    > > > Andrew,
    > > >
    > > > This patchset makes mapped executable pages the first class citizen.
    > > > This version has incorparated many valuable comments from people in
    > > > the CC list, and runs OK on my desktop. Let's test it in your -mm?
    > >
    > > Seems like a good set to me. Thanks for following this through Wu!
    >
    > Now that this set has hit the mainline I just wanted to chime in and
    > say this makes a big difference. Under my current load (a parallel
    > kernel build and virtualbox session the old kernel would have been
    > totally unusable. With Linus's current bits, things are much better
    > (still a little sluggish with a big dd going on in the virtualbox, but
    > actually usable).
    >
    > Thanks!

    Jesse, thank you for the feedback :) And I'd like to credit Rik for
    his patch on protecting active file LRU pages from being flushed by
    streaming IO!

    Thanks,
    Fengguang


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