On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001 email@example.com wrote:
> > On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > > Even if you have a handle on a physical page, you don't know
> > > what processes are using the page, nor if there are additional
> > > users besides the processes.
> > Well, what does kernel do when it runs out of memory ? For example
> > when I mmap a large file and start reading it back and force ?
> For the full horror, see mm/vmscan.c, do_try_to_free_memory()
Wonderful !This is the kind of advice I was looking for :))
So if I copy it over to, say, do_try_to_free_region_memory1() and start
hacking - will this violate some grand scheme of kernel development ?
I.e. is there anything inherently wrong with two different kswapd going on ?
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