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SubjectRe: [patch 01/11] mm: memcg: fix compaction/migration failing due to memcg limits
(2012/07/05 9:44), Johannes Weiner wrote:
> Compaction (and page migration in general) can currently be hindered
> through pages being owned by memory cgroups that are at their limits
> and unreclaimable.
>
> The reason is that the replacement page is being charged against the
> limit while the page being replaced is also still charged. But this
> seems unnecessary, given that only one of the two pages will still be
> in use after migration finishes.
>
> This patch changes the memcg migration sequence so that the
> replacement page is not charged. Whatever page is still in use after
> successful or failed migration gets to keep the charge of the page
> that was going to be replaced.
>
> Reported-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>

Acked-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com>



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