Re: [PATCH] swap usage of high memory (fwd)

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Thu Jul 19 2001 - 09:10:53 EST

On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:

> Still able to trigger the problem with the GFP_HIGHUSER patch applied.

Hrrm, maybe the fact that the free target in the DMA zone is
four times higher than in the other zones has something to do
with the unbalance...

I'll try to fix the cause of this out-of-balance zone pressure
thing when I get back to Curitiba after the weekend. Your new
code to deal with the problem when it happens looks nice, btw.



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However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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