[lkml]   [2011]   [Sep]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [patch 08/11] mm: vmscan: convert global reclaim to per-memcg LRU lists
On Mon, 12 Sep 2011 12:57:25 +0200
Johannes Weiner <> wrote:

> The global per-zone LRU lists are about to go away on memcg-enabled
> kernels, global reclaim must be able to find its pages on the
> per-memcg LRU lists.
> Since the LRU pages of a zone are distributed over all existing memory
> cgroups, a scan target for a zone is complete when all memory cgroups
> are scanned for their proportional share of a zone's memory.
> The forced scanning of small scan targets from kswapd is limited to
> zones marked unreclaimable, otherwise kswapd can quickly overreclaim
> by force-scanning the LRU lists of multiple memory cgroups.
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <>

Reviewed-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <>

 \ /
  Last update: 2011-09-13 12:45    [W:0.313 / U:0.236 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site