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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 0/9] rework KVM mmu_shrink() code
    On 06/16/2010 06:03 PM, Dave Hansen wrote:
    > On Wed, 2010-06-16 at 11:38 +0300, Avi Kivity wrote:
    >
    >> On 06/15/2010 04:55 PM, Dave Hansen wrote:
    >>
    >>> These seem to boot and run fine. I'm running about 40 VMs at
    >>> once, while doing "echo 3> /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches", and
    >>> killing/restarting VMs constantly.
    >>>
    >>>
    >> Will drop_caches actually shrink the kvm caches too? If so we probably
    >> need to add that to autotest since it's a really good stress test for
    >> the mmu.
    >>
    > I'm completely sure.

    Yes, easily seen from the code as well.

    > I crashed my machines several times this way
    > during testing.
    >

    Hopefully only with your patches applied?

    I'll try to run autotest from time to time with drop_caches running in
    the background. Looks like an excellent way to stress out the mmu.


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    error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function



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