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SubjectRe: VM balancing issues on 2.6.13: dentry cache not getting shrunk enough
Andi Kleen wrote:

>The slab datastructures are not completely suited for this right now,
>but it could be done by using one more of the list_heads in struct page
>for slab backing pages.
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>
>
I agree, I even started prototyping something a year ago, but ran out of
time.
One tricky point are directory dentries: As far as I see, they are
pinned and unfreeable if a (freeable) directory entry is in the cache.

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Manfred
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