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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Reduce vm_stat cacheline contention in __vm_enough_memory
On Wed, 12 Oct 2011, Tim Chen wrote:

> Yeah, we have had this discussion on vm_enough_memory before.
>
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/1/26/473
>
> The current version of per cpu counter was not really suitable because
> the batch size is not appropriate. I've tried to use per cpu counter
> with batch size adjusted in my attempt. Andrew has suggested having an
> elastic batch size that's proportional to the size of the central
> counter but I haven't gotten around to try that out.

These counter are already managed as a ZVC counter. It may be easiest to
adjust the batching parameters for those to solve this issue.


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