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SubjectRe: Linux-2.4.5
On Sat, May 26, 2001 at 01:45:27AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> 3) If the device driver needs to allocate something, it
> has from zone->pages_min*3/4 down to zone->pages_min/4
> space to allocate stuff, this should be very useful
> for swap or mmap() over the network, or to encrypted
> block devices, etc...

Anything supposed to work because there's enough memory between
zone->pages_min*3/4 and zone->pages_min/4 is just obviously broken

> > Can you try to simply change NR_RESERVED to say 200*MAX_BUF_PER_PAGE
> > and see if it makes a difference?
> No Comment(tm) *grin*

I'm having lots of fun, thanks.

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