Re: question related page frame reclaim on embedded system

From: KOSAKI Motohiro
Date: Tue Dec 02 2008 - 06:40:34 EST

> 1, I have a question related page frame reclaim .
> As i understood , under low memory pressure page frame reclaiming will
> swap Least Recently Used cache to disk .
> So my question is assume no swap space ,how to works ?
> Whether the Least Recently Used slab cache , inode cache etc will
> be discard since no swap space .

Yes, page cache and slab cache (include inode cache and dentry cache) can be dropped
although no swap.

> 2. BTW ,I have already used my gmail account subscribe the linux kernel mail list .but can not post the question to mail list , i used plain text format .
> why ? I have seen many people use account of gmail to post question .

I don't know.
I can post by gmail.

But, One caution.
gmail web interface is a bit silly. it can't post patch because
it trim tab and space.

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