Re: [RFC][PATCH 5/7] UBC: kernel memory accounting (core)

From: Alan Cox
Date: Wed Aug 16 2006 - 20:01:24 EST

Ar Mer, 2006-08-16 am 12:15 -0700, ysgrifennodd Rohit Seth:
> resources will be allocated/freed in context of a user process. And at
> that time we know if a allocation should succeed or not. So we may
> actually not need to track kernel pages that closely.

Quite the reverse, tracking kernel pages is critical, user pages kind of
balance out for many cases kernel ones don't.

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