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    SubjectRe: [ckrm-tech] [PATCH 4/7] UBC: syscalls (user interface)
    On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 09:42 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > I have this mad idea that you can divide a 128GB machine up into 256 fake
    > NUMA nodes, then you use each "node" as a 512MB unit of memory allocation.
    > So that 4.5GB job would be placed within an exclusive cpuset which has nine
    > "mems" (what are these called?) and voila: the job has a hard 4.5GB limit,
    > no kernel changes needed.

    Is this similar to Mel Gorman's zone-based anti-fragmentation approach?
    I thought he was discouraged from pursuing that at the VM summit.

    -- Dave

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