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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vfs: keep inodes with page cache off the inode shrinker LRU
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+Nishant, Tero

On 2/26/20 1:01 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at 7:04 PM <santosh.shilimkar@oracle.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 2/13/20 8:52 AM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 9:50 AM Russell King - ARM Linux admin
>>> <linux@armlinux.org.uk> wrote:
>>
>> The Keystone generations of SOCs have been used in different areas and
>> they will be used for long unless says otherwise.
>>
>> Apart from just split of lowmem and highmem, one of the peculiar thing
>> with Keystome family of SOCs is the DDR is addressable from two
>> addressing ranges. The lowmem address range is actually non-cached
>> range and the higher range is the cacheable.
>
> I'm aware of Keystone's special physical memory layout, but for the
> discussion here, this is actually irrelevant for the discussion about
> highmem here, which is only about the way we map all or part of the
> available physical memory into the 4GB of virtual address space.
>
> The far more important question is how much memory any users
> (in particular the subset that are going to update their kernels
> several years from now) actually have installed. Keystone-II is
> one of the rare 32-bit chips with fairly wide memory interfaces,
> having two 72-bit (with ECC) channels rather than the usual one
> or two channels of 32-bit DDR3. This means a relatively cheap
> 4GB configuration using eight 256Mx16 chips is possible, or
> even a 8GB using sixteen or eighteen 512Mx8.
>
> Do you have an estimate on how common these 4GB and 8GB
> configurations are in practice outside of the TI evaluation
> board?
>
From my TI memories, many K2 customers were going to install
more than 2G memory. Don't remember 8G, but 4G was the dominant
one afair. Will let Nishant/Tero elaborate latest on this.

regards,
Santosh

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