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Subject[PATCH 0/2] Disable zone_reclaim_mode by default v2
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Changelog since v1
o topology comment updates

When it was introduced, zone_reclaim_mode made sense as NUMA distances
punished and workloads were generally partitioned to fit into a NUMA
node. NUMA machines are now common but few of the workloads are NUMA-aware
and it's routine to see major performance due to zone_reclaim_mode being
enabled but relatively few can identify the problem.

Those that require zone_reclaim_mode are likely to be able to detect when
it needs to be enabled and tune appropriately so lets have a sensible
default for the bulk of users.

Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt | 17 +++++++++--------
arch/ia64/include/asm/topology.h | 3 ++-
arch/powerpc/include/asm/topology.h | 8 ++------
include/linux/mmzone.h | 1 -
include/linux/topology.h | 3 ++-
mm/page_alloc.c | 17 +----------------
6 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)

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1.8.4.5



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