Re: [PATCH 03/10] mm: vmscan: Flatten kswapd priority loop

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Sun Mar 17 2013 - 10:36:27 EST

Mel Gorman <mgorman@xxxxxxx> writes:
> To avoid infinite looping for high-order allocation requests kswapd will
> not reclaim for high-order allocations when it has reclaimed at least
> twice the number of pages as the allocation request.

Will this make higher order allocations fail earlier? Or does compaction
still kick in early enough.

I understand the motivation.


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