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SubjectRe: [RFC 1/2] cma: remove __reclaim_pages
On 08/14/2012 04:57 AM, Minchan Kim wrote:
> Now cma reclaims too many pages by __reclaim_pages which says
> following as
> * Reclaim enough pages to make sure that contiguous allocation
> * will not starve the system.
> Starve? What does it starve the system? The function which allocate
> free page for migration target would wake up kswapd and do direct reclaim
> if needed during migration so system doesn't starve.
> Let remove __reclaim_pages and related function and fields.

Fair enough.

> Signed-off-by: Minchan Kim <>

Acked-by: Rik van Riel <>

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