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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/7] memcg : fix charge function of THP allocation.
    On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 03:44:30PM +0900, KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki wrote:
    > From: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <>
    > When THP is used, Hugepage size charge can happen. It's not handled
    > correctly in mem_cgroup_do_charge(). For example, THP can fallback
    > to small page allocation when HUGEPAGE allocation seems difficult
    > or busy, but memory cgroup doesn't understand it and continue to
    > try HUGEPAGE charging. And the worst thing is memory cgroup
    > believes 'memory reclaim succeeded' if limit - usage > PAGE_SIZE.
    > By this, khugepaged etc...can goes into inifinite reclaim loop
    > if tasks in memcg are busy.
    > After this patch
    > - Hugepage allocation will fail if 1st trial of page reclaim fails.
    > - distinguish THP allocaton from Bached allocation.

    This does too many things at once. Can you split this into more
    patches where each one has a single objective? Thanks.


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