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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] zram: idle memory tracking
On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 09:49:11AM +0900, Sergey Senozhatsky wrote:
> On (03/26/18 15:49), Minchan Kim wrote:
> > zRam as swap is useful for small memory device. However, swap means
> > those pages on zram are mostly cold pages due to VM's LRU algorithm.
> > Especially, once init data for application are touched for launching,
> > they tend to be not accessed any more and finally swapped out.
> > zRAM can store such cold pages as compressed form but it's pointless
> > to keep in memory. Better idea is app developers free them directly
> > rather than remaining them on heap.
> >
> > This patch tell us last accesss time of each block of zram via
> > "cat /sys/kernel/debug/zram/zram0/access_time".
> >
> > The output is as follows,
> >
> > 276 1250
> > 277 1800
> > .. ..
> > .. ..
>
> So can we just use CONFIG_IDLE_PAGE_TRACKING + CONFIG_PAGE_OWNER?

The goal is not mapped memory tracking but one swapped out.
Can we do it by above two combination?

Furthermore, I am planning to provide incompressible pages as well
as access time so I will change interface at v2.

Thanks.

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