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SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm 04/25] free swap space on swap-in/activation
Hi Kim-san,

>> - Can completely optimise the thing away if !CONFIG_SWAP.
>
> I think we can optimize more and more in case of if !CONFIG_SWAP.
> If system are !CONFIG_SWAP, we can never swap out anonymous pages.
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> Don't we manage anonymous pages with list ?
>
> Such system don't need to insert anonymous pages into lru list when fault occur.
> It is just needless overhead.
>
> Also, If we can't reclaim anonymous pages, don't we need anon rmap facility ?
> I don't know well which subsystems used rmap.
>
> If pageout only use anonymous rmap for pageout,
> we can remove anonymous rmapping code in case of !CONFIG_SWAP

You are right.
but I think rmap isn't bottle neck in embedded system.
Why do you want remove that?


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