Re: [PATCH 0/12] Avoid overflowing of stack during page reclaim V2

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Jun 14 2010 - 11:10:24 EST

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 12:17:41PM +0100, Mel Gorman wrote:
> This is a merging of two series - the first of which reduces stack usage
> in page reclaim and the second which writes contiguous pages during reclaim
> and avoids writeback in direct reclaimers.

This stuff looks good to me from the filesystem POV.

You might want to throw in a follow on patch to remove the PF_MEMALLOC
checks from the various ->writepage methods.

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