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SubjectRe: [PATCH 08/10] vmscan: Setup pagevec as late as possible in shrink_inactive_list()
On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 06:21:41PM +0100, Mel Gorman wrote:
> shrink_inactive_list() sets up a pagevec to release unfreeable pages. It
> uses significant amounts of stack doing this. This patch splits
> shrink_inactive_list() to take the stack usage out of the main path so
> that callers to writepage() do not contain an unused pagevec on the
> stack.
>
> Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>
> ---
> mm/vmscan.c | 93 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------------------
> 1 files changed, 53 insertions(+), 40 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/vmscan.c b/mm/vmscan.c
> index a232ad6..9bc1ede 100644
> --- a/mm/vmscan.c
> +++ b/mm/vmscan.c
> @@ -1120,6 +1120,54 @@ static int too_many_isolated(struct zone *zone, int file,
> }
>
> /*
> + * TODO: Try merging with migrations version of putback_lru_pages
> + */
> +static noinline void putback_lru_pages(struct zone *zone,

noinline_for_stack

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
david@fromorbit.com


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