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SubjectRe: looking for ideas on VM related research projects
I am from IO and driver background, and not up to date with
current VM developments in linux.

Are you talking about NUMA architecture? Could you clarify or point me
to document that describes the problem with VMA/task affinity? Where
do affinity issues arise?


On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 11:14 PM, Avi Kivity<> wrote:
> Kallol Biswas wrote:
>> Hi,
>>   I have a strong team of good, energetic and young kernel engineers
>> and research scholar and I am looking for ideas on linux virtual
>> memory related research projects for them.
>> Any input or pointers on future virtual memory projects will be
>> appreciated.
> - automatically using and breaking up large pages
> - task/vma affinity
> - automatically migrating memory when thread/vma affinity cannot be
> satisfied
> --
> Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to
> panic.
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