Re: [PATCH]vmscan: handle underflow for get_scan_ratio

From: KOSAKI Motohiro
Date: Fri Apr 02 2010 - 05:14:50 EST

> > > This patch makes a lot of sense than previous. however I think <1% anon ratio
> > > shouldn't happen anyway because file lru doesn't have reclaimable pages.
> > > <1% seems no good reclaim rate.
> >
> > Oops, the above mention is wrong. sorry. only 1 page is still too big.
> > because under streaming io workload, the number of scanning anon pages should
> > be zero. this is very strong requirement. if not, backup operation will makes
> > a lot of swapping out.
> Sounds there is no big impact for the workload which you mentioned with the patch.
> please see below descriptions.
> I updated the description of the patch as fengguang suggested.

Umm.. sorry, no.

"one fix but introduce another one bug" is not good deal. instead,
I'll revert the guilty commit at first as akpm mentioned.


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