lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1999]   [Jan]   [26]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: MM deadlock [was: Re: arca-vm-8...]
    Hi,

    On Tue, 26 Jan 1999 15:46:23 +0000 (GMT), alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan
    Cox) said:
    > We don't need to solve the 100% case. Simply being sure we can (slowly)
    > allocate up to 25% of RAM in huge chunks is going to be enough. Good point
    > Ingo on one thing I'd missed - the big chunks themselves need some kind
    > of handles since the moment we hand out 512K chunks we may not be able to
    > shuffle and get a 4Mb block

    The idea was to decide what region to hand out, _then_ to clear it.
    Standard best-fit algorithms apply when carving up the region.

    --Stephen

    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:50    [W:0.021 / U:0.448 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site