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    SubjectRe: quicklists confuse meminfo
    On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 5:07 AM, Nick Piggin <> wrote:
    > [ ... ]
    > This is insane. We add more and more of this NUMA and cpuset and anti-frag
    > and page zeroing logic to the page allocator, and then decide that we
    > don't actually need to obey any of those rules when we're running lat_proc.
    > You will never be able to make the page allocator faster than a single list
    > of pages. The reason is because we actually *want* some of these checks and
    > heuristics in the page allocator.
    > And I doubt a list of zeroed pages is the right approach. That's just
    > adding more complexity for lat_proc AFAIKS.

    Is anyone currently working on this
    ( ? I think this
    should either be fixed or documented as a known issue.


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