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SubjectRe: [PATCH 06/12] Add /proc trigger for memory compaction
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On Fri, 12 Feb 2010 12:00:53 GMT, Mel Gorman said:
> This patch adds a proc file /proc/sys/vm/compact_memory. When an arbitrary
> value is written to the file, all zones are compacted. The expected user
> of such a trigger is a job scheduler that prepares the system before the
> target application runs.

Argh. A global trigger in /proc, and a per-node trigger in /sys too. Can we
get by with just one or the other? Should the /proc one live in /sys too?

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