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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] mm: page allocator: Initialise ZLC for first zone eligible for zone_reclaim
    On Mon, 18 Jul 2011, Mel Gorman wrote:

    > > We may be able to simplify the function by:
    > >
    > > 1. Checking for the special case that the first zone is ok and that we do
    > > not want to call zlc_setup before we get to the loop.
    > >
    > > 2. Do the zlc_setup() before the loop.
    > >
    > > 3. Remove the zlc_setup() code as you did from the loop as well as the
    > > checks for zlc_active. zlc_active becomes not necessary since a zlc
    > > is always available when we go through the loop.
    > >
    > That initial test will involve duplication of things like the cpuset and
    > no watermarks check just to place the zlc_setup() in a different place.
    > I might be missing your point but it seems like the gain would be
    > marginal. Fancy posting a patch?

    Looked at it for some time. Would have to create a new function for the
    watermark checks, the call to buffer_rmqueue and the marking of a zone as
    full. After that the goto mess could be unraveled. But I am out of time
    for today.

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