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    SubjectRe: 2.6.2-mm1 aka "Geriatric Wombat"
    --Nick Piggin <piggin@cyberone.com.au> wrote (on Thursday, February 05, 2004 22:47:23 +1100):

    >
    > Andrew Morton wrote:
    >
    >> ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.2/2.6.2-mm1/
    >>
    >>
    >> - Merged some page reclaim fixes from Nick and Nikita. These yield some
    >> performance improvements in low memory and heavy paging situations.
    >>
    >>
    >
    > Nikita's vm-dont-rotate-active-list.patch still has this:
    >
    > +/* dummy pages used to scan active lists */
    > +static struct page scan_pages[MAX_NUMNODES][MAX_NR_ZONES];
    > +
    >
    > Which probably needs its nodes and cachelines untangled.
    > Maybe it doesn't - I really don't know.

    The idle toad's way is to shove it in the pgdat.
    Maybe even the zone structure?

    M.
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