Re: [PATCH 03/10] mm: vmscan: Flatten kswapd priority loop
From: Andi Kleen
Date: Sun Mar 17 2013 - 10:36:27 EST
Mel Gorman <mgorman@xxxxxxx> writes:
> To avoid infinite looping for high-order allocation requests kswapd will
> not reclaim for high-order allocations when it has reclaimed at least
> twice the number of pages as the allocation request.
Will this make higher order allocations fail earlier? Or does compaction
still kick in early enough.
I understand the motivation.
ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx -- Speaking for myself only
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/