Re: [RFC PATCH 0/8] Reduce system disruption due to kswapd

From: Mel Gorman
Date: Fri Mar 22 2013 - 10:37:40 EST

On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 01:04:06PM +0000, Mel Gorman wrote:
> Kswapd and page reclaim behaviour has been screwy in one way or the other
> for a long time. Very broadly speaking it worked in the far past because
> machines were limited in memory so it did not have that many pages to scan
> and it stalled congestion_wait() frequently to prevent it going completely
> nuts. In recent times it has behaved very unsatisfactorily with some of
> the problems compounded by the removal of stall logic and the introduction
> of transparent hugepage support with high-order reclaims.

With the current set of feedback the series as it currently stands for
me is located here

git:// mm-vmscan-limit-reclaim-v2r7

I haven't tested this version myself yet but others might be interested.

Mel Gorman
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