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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Re: Linux 2.4.4-ac10
On Sun, 20 May 2001, Mike Galbraith wrote:

> but ;-)
> Looking at the locking and trying to think SMP (grunt) though, I
> don't like the thought of taking two locks for each page until

> 100%. The data in that block is toast anyway. A big hairy SMP
> box has to feel reclaim_page(). (they probably feel the zone lock
> too.. probably would like to allocate blocks)

Indeed, but this is a separate problem. Doing per-CPU private
(small, 8-32 page?) free lists is probably a good idea, but I
don't really think it's related to kreclaimd ;)


Virtual memory is like a game you can't win;
However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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