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SubjectRe: [ 36/40] mm: vmscan: convert global reclaim to per-memcg LRU lists
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On Thu, 2012-07-26 at 14:29 -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>
> 3.0-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>
> ------------------
>
> From: Johannes Weiner <jweiner@redhat.com>
>
> commit b95a2f2d486d0d768a92879c023a03757b9c7e58 upstream - WARNING: this is a substitute patch.
>
> Stable note: Not tracked in Bugzilla. This is a partial backport of an
> upstream commit addressing a completely different issue
> that accidentally contained an important fix. The workload
> this patch helps was memcached when IO is started in the
> background. memcached should stay resident but without this patch
> it gets swapped. Sometimes this manifests as a drop in throughput
> but mostly it was observed through /proc/vmstat.
[...]
> The impact of the accidental fix is to make it harder for kswapd to force
> scan small targets by taking zone->all_unreclaimable into account. This
> patch is the closest equivalent available based on what is backported.
>
> ---
> mm/vmscan.c | 3 ++-
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
[...]

This is missing sign-offs.

Ben.

--
Ben Hutchings
It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.
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