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SubjectRe: hash table sizes
>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Morton <> writes:

Andrew> (Jesse Barnes) wrote:
>> Something like that might be ok, but on our system, all memory is
>> in ZONE_DMA...

Andrew> Well yes, we'd want

Andrew> vfs_caches_init(min(num_physpages,
Andrew> some_platform_limit()));

Andrew> which on ia32 would evaluate to nr_free_buffer_pages() and on
Andrew> ia64 would evaluate to the size of one of those zones.

What about something like this? I believe node_present_pages should be
the same as nym_physpages on a non-NUMA machine. If not we can make it
min(num_physpages, NODE_DATA(0)->node_present_pages).

Of course this might not work perfectly if one has multiple nodes and
node 0 has no or very little memory. It would also be nice if one
could spread the various caches onto various nodes, but we can leave
that for stage 2 ;-)


--- orig/linux-2.6.0-test10/init/main.c Sun Nov 23 17:31:14 2003
+++ linux-2.6.0-test10/init/main.c Fri Nov 28 07:06:45 2003
@@ -447,7 +447,7 @@
- vfs_caches_init(num_physpages);
+ vfs_caches_init(NODE_DATA(0)->node_present_pages);
/* rootfs populating might need page-writeback */
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