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SubjectRe: [patch] real-time enhanced page allocator and throttling
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On Tue, 2003-08-05 at 17:45, Andrew Morton wrote:

> It's testing time.

Just via some instrumenting, I can see that a real-time task never
begins throttling and this translates to a ~1ms reduction in worst case
allocation on a fast machine latency under extreme page dirtying and
writeback (basically, I cannot reproduce any variation in page
allocation, now, for a real-time test app). So it works.

But I do not have any real world test to confirm a benefit, which is
what matters. Have you poked and prodded?

Robert Love


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