Re: [PATCH mmotm] vmscan move pgdeactivate modification to shrink_active_list fix2

From: KOSAKI Motohiro
Date: Tue Sep 01 2009 - 21:30:34 EST

> A second fix to the ill-starred
> vmscan-move-pgdeactivate-modification-to-shrink_active_list.patch
> which, once corrected to update the right counters by the first fix,
> builds up absurdly large Active counts in /proc/meminfo.
> nr_rotated is not the number of pages added back to the active list
> (maybe it once was, maybe it should be again: but if so that's not
> any business for a code rearrangement patch). shrink_active_list()
> needs to keep a separate nr_reactivated count of those.
> Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hugh.dickins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Or... revert the offending patch and its first fix.

Yes, The original patch author should be layoff :(

Andrew, can you please drop the patch?
I need to clean my brain and the patch need proper additional test.

I plan to resubmit it at next -rc2 or -rc3.

I'm sorry.

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