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    SubjectRe: [00/41] Large Blocksize Support V7 (adds memmap support)
    On Mon, 17 Sep 2007, Bernd Schmidt wrote:

    > Christoph Lameter wrote:
    > > True. That is why we want to limit the number of unmovable allocations and
    > > that is why ZONE_MOVABLE exists to limit those. However, unmovable
    > > allocations are already rare today. The overwhelming majority of allocations
    > > are movable and reclaimable. You can see that f.e. by looking at
    > > /proc/meminfo and see how high SUnreclaim: is (does not catch everything but
    > > its a good indicator).
    >
    > Just to inject another factor into the discussion, please remember that Linux
    > also runs on nommu systems, where things like user space allocations are
    > neither movable nor reclaimable.

    Hmmm.... However, sorting of the allocations would result in avoiding
    defragmentation to some degree?

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