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SubjectRe: [PATCH 08/10] vmscan: isolated_lru_pages() stop neighbour search if neighbour cannot be isolated
On Mon,  6 Sep 2010 11:47:31 +0100
Mel Gorman <> wrote:

> From: KOSAKI Motohiro <>
> isolate_lru_pages() does not just isolate LRU tail pages, but also isolate
> neighbour pages of the eviction page. The neighbour search does not stop even
> if neighbours cannot be isolated which is excessive as the lumpy reclaim will
> no longer result in a successful higher order allocation. This patch stops
> the PFN neighbour pages if an isolation fails and moves on to the next block.
> Signed-off-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <>
> Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <>

Reviewed-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <>

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