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    SubjectRe: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status
    Martin Hicks <mort@wildopensource.com> wrote:
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    > On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 11:54:58PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > >
    > > vm-early-zone-reclaim
    > >
    > > Needs some convincing benchmark numbers to back it up. Otherwise OK.
    >
    > The only benchmarks I have for this were included in my last mail to
    > linux-mm:
    >
    > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-mm&m=111763597218177&w=2
    >
    > Are they convincing? Well, the patch doesn't seem to make the memory
    > thrashing case much worse ("make -j" kernbench run) which is a good
    > thing since the VM is trying to reclaim much earlier.
    >
    > In the same e-mail I mention that there is a fairly good performance
    > gain in the optimal case, where processes are tied to a single node and
    > the node's memory is filled with page cache. With zone reclaim turned
    > on the "make -j8" kernel build runs in 700 seconds; 735 seconds with
    > no reclaim.

    Ah, OK, I failed to capture that info. (I always have to move the info in
    the [patch 0/n] email into the first real patch, and this time I didn't)

    Thanks.
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