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SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm 00/25] VM pageout scalability improvements (V10)
On Fri, 06 Jun 2008 16:28:38 -0400
Rik van Riel <> wrote:

> On large memory systems, the VM can spend way too much time scanning
> through pages that it cannot (or should not) evict from memory. Not
> only does it use up CPU time, but it also provokes lock contention
> and can leave large systems under memory presure in a catatonic state.
> Against 2.6.26-rc2-mm1
> This patch series improves VM scalability by:

-mm has a patch called
which has been sitting there for some time waiting for us to work out
whether or not it is a desirable thing.

This patchset of yours apparently retains the change which

But do we know that it was a good one?

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