RE: [PATCH v2] mm: show free pages per each migrate type

From: ZhangNeil
Date: Sun Apr 12 2015 - 03:17:35 EST

> Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 21:24:41 -0700
> From: akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: neilzhang1123@xxxxxxxxxxx
> CC: linux-mm@xxxxxxxxx; linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] mm: show free pages per each migrate type
> On Fri, 10 Apr 2015 04:16:15 +0000 ZhangNeil <neilzhang1123@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I think we can eliminate nr_free[][]:
>> what about make it as global__variable?
> That isn't as good - it permanently consumes memory and really requires
> new locking to protect the array from concurrent callers.

Then it may need to change the code a lot.

I calculate the nr_free[][] again, it is an 6x11 array of 8 in the worst case, that is 528B, is it acceptable?

Best Regards,
Neil Zhang --
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