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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 2/9] deadlock prevention core
Andrew Morton wrote:

> - We expect that the lots-of-dirty-anon-memory-over-swap-over-network
> scenario might still cause deadlocks.
>
> I assert that this can be solved by putting swap on local disks. Peter
> asserts that this isn't acceptable due to disk unreliability. I point
> out that local disk reliability can be increased via MD, all goes quiet.
>
> A good exposition which helps us to understand whether and why a
> significant proportion of the target user base still wishes to do
> swap-over-network would be useful.

You cannot put disks in many models of blade servers.

At all.

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