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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/22] mm: lru_lock splitting
Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 09:11:32AM +0400, Konstantin Khlebnikov wrote:
>> Andi Kleen wrote:
>>> Konstantin Khlebnikov<khlebnikov@openvz.org> writes:
>>>
>>> Konstantin,
>>>
>>>> There complete patch-set with my lru_lock splitting
>>>> plus all related preparations and cleanups rebased to next-20120210
>>>
>>> On large systems we're also seeing lock contention on the lru_lock
>>> without using memcgs. Any thoughts how this could be extended for this
>>> situation too?
>>
>> We can split lru_lock by pfn-based interleaving.
>> After all these cleanups it is very easy. I already have patch for this.
>
> Cool. If you send it can try it out on a large system.

See last patch in v3 patchset in lkml or in
git: https://github.com/koct9i/linux/commits/lruvec-v3

>
> This would split the LRU by pfn too, correct?

Of course, I don't see any problems with splitting large zone into some
independent pages subsets. But all sub-pages in huge-page should be in one lru,
that's why I use pfn-based interleaving.

>
> -Andi



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