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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] Use memory compaction instead of lumpy reclaim during high-order allocations

On Nov 19, 2010, at 5:48 AM, Mel Gorman wrote:

> At least as long as !CONFIG_COMPACTION exists. That will be a while because
> bear in mind CONFIG_COMPACTION is disabled by default (although I believe
> some distros are enabling it at least). Maybe we should choose to deprecate
> it in 2.6.40 and delete it at the infamous time of 2.6.42? That would give
> ample time to iron out any issues that crop up with reclaim/compaction
> (what this series has turned into).

How about making the default before 2.6.40, as an initial step?


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