Re: [RFC PATCH 0/6] Do not call ->writepage[s] from direct reclaimand use a_ops->writepages() where possible

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri Jun 11 2010 - 12:30:35 EST

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 01:33:20PM +0100, Mel Gorman wrote:
> Ok, I was under the mistaken impression that filesystems wanted to be
> given ranges of pages where possible. Considering that there has been no
> reaction to the patch in question from the filesystem people cc'd, I'll
> drop the problem for now.

Yes, we'd prefer them if possible. Then again we'd really prefer to
get as much I/O as possible from the flusher threads, and not kswapd.

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