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SubjectRe: Hugepages demand paging V1 [3/4]: Overcommit handling
On Thu, Oct 21, 2004 at 09:58:26PM -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
>> Changelog
>> * overcommit handling

On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 12:01:16PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> overcommit for huge pages sounds like a realy bad idea. Care to explain
> why you want it?

It's the opposite of what its name implies; it implements strict
non-overcommit, in the sense that it tries to prevent the sum of
possible hugetlb allocations arising from handling hugetlb faults from
exceeding the size of the hugetlb memory pool.


-- wli
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