Re: [PATCH 1/2] mm: vmscan: Limit direct reclaim for higher orderallocations

From: Mel Gorman
Date: Fri Oct 07 2011 - 16:18:59 EST

On Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 03:32:29PM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On 10/07/2011 11:17 AM, Mel Gorman wrote:
> >From: Rik van Riel<riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >
> >When suffering from memory fragmentation due to unfreeable pages,
> >THP page faults will repeatedly try to compact memory. Due to the
> >unfreeable pages, compaction fails.
> I believe Andrew just merged this one :)

It's not the end of the world, this is not going to be the one mail that
bursts the inbox at the seams :)

Mel Gorman
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