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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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