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SubjectRe: [PATCH 15/18] writeback: charge leaked page dirties to active tasks
On Sun, 2011-09-04 at 09:53 +0800, Wu Fengguang wrote:
> The solution is to charge the pages dirtied by the exited gcc to the
> other random gcc/dd instances.

random dirtying task, seeing it lacks a !strcmp(t->comm, "gcc") || !
strcmp(t->comm, "dd") clause.

> It sounds not perfect, however should
> behave good enough in practice.

Seeing as that throttled tasks aren't actually running so those that are
running are more likely to pick it up and get throttled, therefore
promoting an equal spread.. ?

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