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    SubjectRe: [patch 1/4] mm: exclude reserved pages from dirtyable memory
    On 09/20/2011 09:45 AM, Johannes Weiner wrote:
    > The amount of dirtyable pages should not include the total number of
    > free pages: there is a number of reserved pages that the page
    > allocator and kswapd always try to keep free.
    >
    > The closer (reclaimable pages - dirty pages) is to the number of
    > reserved pages, the more likely it becomes for reclaim to run into
    > dirty pages:

    > Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner<jweiner@redhat.com>

    Reviewed-by: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>


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