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SubjectRe: [RFC] Make balance_dirty_pages zone aware (1/2)
"Martin J. Bligh" <mbligh@aracnet.com> wrote:
>
> "dd if=/dev/zero of=foo" would trigger it, I'd think. Watching the IO
> rate, it should go wierd after ram is full (on a 3 or more node system,
> so there's < 40% of RAM for each node).

We should just prod kswapd into cleansing the relevant zone(s) and go do
allocation from the next one.

> Yeah, I know you're going to give me crap for not actually trying it

How much would you like?

(Wanders off, wondering how to fix a problem which cannot be
demonstrated).
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