Rik van Riel <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I would love to integrate the whole shm page handling into the
> > page cache.
> That would be great. If we have this we can weigh page cache,
> swap cache and shm pages equally. Not only will this result in
> better page replacement, but it will also save on kswapd cpu
> Even better, having this will allow us to (trivially) insert
> the active/inactive queue idea into the kernel, fixing the
> "write stall" problems for a lot of situations.
And it will make shm trivial with respect to page handling. We will be
able to make the shm fs a real in memory fs which would be used
occasionally by SYSV shm.
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