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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/6] mm: compaction: Capture a suitable high-order page immediately when it is made available
    On 08/07/2012 08:31 AM, Mel Gorman wrote:
    > While compaction is moving pages to free up large contiguous blocks for
    > allocation it races with other allocation requests that may steal these
    > blocks or break them up. This patch alters direct compaction to capture a
    > suitable free page as soon as it becomes available to reduce this race. It
    > uses similar logic to split_free_page() to ensure that watermarks are
    > still obeyed.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman<mgorman@suse.de>

    Reviewed-by: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>

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