On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 6:27 PM, Linus Torvalds
On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 2:01 AM, Minchan Kim<minchan@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I didn't have a time so made quick patch to show just concept.
Not tested and Not consider carefully.
If anyone doesn't oppose, I will send formal patch which will have more beauty code.
What's so magical about that '8' *anyway*? We do we have that minimum at all?
At the very least, the 8-vs-0 thing needs to be explained.
The '0' acts as an "off" switch.
Once it's on, we reserve 1/x of the pages for the pagelists. I'm not
sure why 8 was selected in the first place, but I guess it made sense
that you don't want to reserve 15%+ of your memory for the pagelists.