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SubjectRe: [patch 00/10] memcg naturalization -rc5
On Tue,  8 Nov 2011 22:23:18 +0100
Johannes Weiner <> wrote:

> This is version 5 of the memcg naturalization patches.
> They enable traditional page reclaim to find pages from the per-memcg
> LRU lists, thereby getting rid of the double-LRU scheme (per global
> zone in addition to per memcg-zone) and the required extra list head
> per each page in the system.
> The only change from version 4 is using the name `memcg' instead of
> `mem' for memcg pointers in code added in the series.
> This series is based on v3.2-rc1.
> memcg users and distributions are waiting for this because of the
> memory savings. The changes for regular users that do not create
> memcgs in addition to the root memcg are minimal, and even smaller for
> users that disable the memcg feature at compile time. Lastly, ongoing
> memcg development, like the breaking up of zone->lru_lock, fixing the
> soft limit implementation/memory guarantees and per-memcg reclaim
> statistics, is already based on this.
> Thanks!

Thank you !.

It seems this series is in -mm now and all memcg patches should be based
on this work.

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