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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] Use memory compaction instead of lumpy reclaim during high-order allocations
On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 08:12:54 +0000
Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie> wrote:
> > > I'm hoping that this series also removes the
> > > necessity for the "delete lumpy reclaim" patch from the THP tree.
> >
> > Now I'm sad. I read all that and was thinking "oh goody, we get to
> > delete something for once". But no :(
> >
> > If you can get this stuff to work nicely, why can't we remove lumpy
> > reclaim?
>
> Ultimately we should be able to. Lumpy reclaim is still there for the
> !CONFIG_COMPACTION case and to have an option if we find that compaction
> behaves badly for some reason.
>

Hmm. CONFIG_COMPACTION depends on CONFIG_MMU. lumpy reclaim will be for NOMMU,
finally ?

Thanks,
-Kame



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