Re: [PATCH 07/10] mm: vmscan: Block kswapd if it is encounteringpages under writeback

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Sun Mar 17 2013 - 11:40:38 EST

> > BTW longer term the code would probably be a lot clearer with a
> > real explicit state machine instead of all these custom state bits.
> >
> I would expect so even though it'd be a major overhawl.

A lot of these VM paths need overhaul because they usually don't
do enough page batching to perform really well on larger systems.


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